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1. An agreement between lovers to meet at a certain time and place.
2. A usually private meeting or meeting place that has been agreed on by lovers. See Synonyms at engagement.
intr.v. tryst·ed, tryst·ing, trysts
To keep a tryst.
[Middle English trist, from Old French triste, a waiting place (in hunting); see deru- in Indo-European roots.]
1. an appointment to meet, esp secretly
2. the place of such a meeting or the meeting itself
(intr) to meet at or arrange a tryst
[C14: from Old French triste lookout post, apparently of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse traust trust]
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.v.i.
4. to arrange a tryst.
[1325–75; Middle English triste set hunting-station < Old French < Germanic; compare Gothic trausti covenant (see trust)]
tryst- Comes from Scottish as a variant of an old word, trist, "an appointed place or station in hunting," and now means a "secret meeting of lovers."
See also related terms for hunting.
Past participle: trysted
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|Noun||1.||tryst - a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex|
|2.||tryst - a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)|
rendezvous - a meeting planned at a certain time and place