Definition of tryst
1 : an agreement (as between lovers) to meet
2 : an appointed meeting or meeting place
Examples of tryst in a Sentence
both lovers had to hurry to keep their noontime tryst in the park
Recent Examples of tryst from the Web
The town in which Austen’s characters tryst, shop and party is a bustling place full of aristocrats who come there to see and be seen, to exhibit fashions and socialize and to enjoy the health benefits, both real and putative, of the sulfur baths.
The FBI’s review of Desiree and Hazley’s text messages, phone and Internet records and Facebook postings confirmed numerous trysts arranged through Backpage, the affidavit by Special Agent Jonathan Williamson shows.
Suddenly the Trump - Xi tryst looks as fleeting as a Taylor Swift fling.
Before her tryst with Yorn, Johansson and Jost were seen kissing in May at Saturday Night Live‘s season finale afterparty, Page Six reported.
He was married to designer Barbara Feltus at the time of the tryst.
Of course, Kushner can’t help that his dad went to federal prison about a decade ago for evading taxes and taking revenge on his sister by hiring a prostitute to seduce her husband and sending her a videotape of the tryst.
Significant amounts of time were taken up with what seem like character-development subplots, such as Doug’s tryst with Laura Moretti, the widow of the man denied a liver transplant thanks to Doug last season.
Laura Linney, one of the only American castmembers from the original film, whose character engages in a steamy tryst with a younger male co-worker, also made an appearance.
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Origin and Etymology of tryst
Middle English triste appointed station for hunters, probably from trist, trust confidence, trust
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of tryst
: to make or keep a tryst
trysterplay \ˈtris-tər, ˈtrīs-\ noun
First Known Use of tryst
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Definition of tryst for English Language Learners
: a meeting by lovers at a secret time or place
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