Definition of mystique
Examples of mystique in a Sentence
There's a certain mystique to people who fight fires.
No one has been able to copy the legendary singer's mystique.
the mystique of mountain climbing
Recent Examples of mystique from the Web
This ambiguity of the collaboration, however, is precisely what maintains a thrilling mystique.
The impenetrable mystique that has been attached to his persona since the inception of his career is gone.
Its current popularity stems in part from the mystique surrounding some of its impresarios, people like Big Moe, a water treatment plant operator who has risen to become something of a celebrity pitmaster.
The icon’s glamorous mystique was the theme of a major 2003 exhibition mounted at the Fashion Museum in Paris.
Seems as if the Hitler awareness, to tap into the DeLilloesque mystique that much of the Littleton incident recalls, was flagging at the newspaper of record.
How one gains admittance into the Royal Enclosure is part of the mystique of Royal Ascot.
During an age when aquatics and the mystique of the water held great appeal, swimmers were in high demand.
Rebecca Greenfield for Fortune The brazenness Leek describes is a hallmark of hackers who—despite their mystique in popular culture—are basically everyday thieves, like bank robbers.
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Origin and Etymology of mystique
French, from mystique, adjective, mystic, from Latin mysticus
First Known Use: 1891See Words from the same year
MYSTIQUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mystique for English Language Learners
: a special quality that makes a person or thing interesting or exciting
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