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
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.
The rift leads to scheming and swordplay aplenty, with some time left over for old-fashioned bodice-ripping trysts.
Desna lives life to the fullest, both with her colleagues and with her smooth-talking, heavily-tattooed lover, Roller (Jack Kesy), who feels perfectly comfortable dropping into the salon during business hours for a steamy tryst with Desna.
Federal officials learned of the online tryst between Weiner and the then-15-year-old, high school sophomore’s last September through a story by the British tabloid, the Daily Mail.
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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
TRYST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tryst for English Language Learners
: a meeting by lovers at a secret time or place
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