Definitions for trysttrɪst, traɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trysttrɪst, traɪst(n.)

  1. an appointment to meet at a certain time and place, esp. one made secretly by lovers.

  2. an appointed meeting.

  3. Also called tryst′ing place`. an appointed place of meeting.

  4. (v.i.)to arrange a tryst.

Origin of tryst:

1325–75; ME triste set hunting-station < OF < Gmc; cf. Go trausti covenant (see trust )


Princeton's WordNet

  1. tryst, rendezvous(noun)

    a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex

  2. assignation, tryst(noun)

    a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)


  1. tryst(Noun)

    A prearranged meeting or assignation, now especially between lovers to meet at a specific place and time.

  2. tryst(Noun)

    A mutual agreement, a covenant.

  3. tryst(Verb)

    To make a tryst; to agree to meet at a place.

  4. tryst(Verb)

    To arrange or appoint (a meeting time etc.).

  5. tryst(Verb)

    To keep a tryst, to meet at an agreed place and time.

  6. Origin: From tryst, trist, a variant of trust, trost, from traust, from traustan, from deru-. More at trust.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tryst(noun)


  2. Tryst(noun)

    an appointment to meet; also, an appointed place or time of meeting; as, to keep tryst; to break tryst

  3. Tryst(noun)

    to trust

  4. Tryst(noun)

    to agree with to meet at a certain place; to make an appointment with

  5. Tryst(verb)

    to mutually agree to meet at a certain place


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