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Meaning of TRYST

Pronunciation:  trist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
  2. [n]  a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
 

TRYST is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: assignation, rendezvous
 
 See Also: appointment, date, engagement, rendezvous

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tryst\, n. [OE. trist, tryst, a variant of trust; cf.
    Icel. treysta to make trusty, fr. traust confidence,
    security. See {Trust}, n.]
    1. Trust. [Obs.]
    
    2. An appointment to meet; also, an appointed place or time
       of meeting; as, to keep tryst; to break tryst. [Scot. or
       Poetic]
    
    {To bide tryst}, to wait, at the appointed time, for one with
       whom a tryst or engagement is made; to keep an engagement
       or appointment.
    
             The tenderest-hearted maid That ever bided tryst at
             village stile.                        --Tennyson.
    
    
  2. \Tryst\, v. t. [OE. tristen, trysten. See {Tryst}, n.]
    1. To trust. [Obs.]
    
    2. To agree with to meet at a certain place; to make an
       appointment with. [Scot.] --Burns.
    
    
  3. \Tryst\, v. i.
    To mutually agree to meet at a certain place. [Scot.]
    
    
 

 

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