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tryst

 (trĭst)
n.
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.]

tryst′er n.

tryst

(trɪst; traɪst)
n
1. an appointment to meet, esp secretly
2. the place of such a meeting or the meeting itself
vb
(intr) to meet at or arrange a tryst
[C14: from Old French triste lookout post, apparently of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse traust trust]
ˈtryster n

tryst

(trɪst, 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.
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′er, n.

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.

tryst


Past participle: trysted
Gerund: trysting

Imperative
tryst
tryst
Present
I tryst
you tryst
he/she/it trysts
we tryst
you tryst
they tryst
Preterite
I trysted
you trysted
he/she/it trysted
we trysted
you trysted
they trysted
Present Continuous
I am trysting
you are trysting
he/she/it is trysting
we are trysting
you are trysting
they are trysting
Present Perfect
I have trysted
you have trysted
he/she/it has trysted
we have trysted
you have trysted
they have trysted
Past Continuous
I was trysting
you were trysting
he/she/it was trysting
we were trysting
you were trysting
they were trysting
Past Perfect
I had trysted
you had trysted
he/she/it had trysted
we had trysted
you had trysted
they had trysted
Future
I will tryst
you will tryst
he/she/it will tryst
we will tryst
you will tryst
they will tryst
Future Perfect
I will have trysted
you will have trysted
he/she/it will have trysted
we will have trysted
you will have trysted
they will have trysted
Future Continuous
I will be trysting
you will be trysting
he/she/it will be trysting
we will be trysting
you will be trysting
they will be trysting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been trysting
you have been trysting
he/she/it has been trysting
we have been trysting
you have been trysting
they have been trysting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been trysting
you will have been trysting
he/she/it will have been trysting
we will have been trysting
you will have been trysting
they will have been trysting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been trysting
you had been trysting
he/she/it had been trysting
we had been trysting
you had been trysting
they had been trysting
Conditional
I would tryst
you would tryst
he/she/it would tryst
we would tryst
you would tryst
they would tryst
Past Conditional
I would have trysted
you would have trysted
he/she/it would have trysted
we would have trysted
you would have trysted
they would have trysted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tryst - a datetryst - a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
appointment, engagement, date - a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
2.tryst - a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)tryst - a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
rendezvous - a meeting planned at a certain time and place

tryst

noun
A commitment to appear at a certain time and place:
Translations
cinq à sept
légyottrandevútalálka
合う約束をする逢い引き逢い引きする

tryst

[trɪst] N (liter, hum)
1. (= meeting) → cita f
2. (also trysting-place) → lugar m de encuentro

tryst

n (old)Stelldichein nt (dated)
References in classic literature ?
They stopped once, to hide their implements in a thick bush not far from the churchyard, and once again at the Fisher's Tryst, to have a toast before the kitchen fire and vary their nips of whisky with a glass of ale.
Truly I could not say what we did not talk about during those painful, yet rapturous, hours when, by the trembling light of a lamp, and almost at the very bedside of my poor sick mother, we kept midnight tryst.
At first I only made out an indistinct figure, not in the least counting on such an overture from one of my hostesses; it even occurred to me that some sentimental maidservant had stolen in to keep a tryst with her sweetheart.
Steuben thought him bright enough he should be delighted to join the party; and he was told the hour for which the tryst was taken.
It suited them both better that they should arrange a secret tryst on these occasions.
And so Tarzan always came back to Nature in the spirit of a lover keeping a long deferred tryst after a period behind prison walls.
Again Thuria left the heavens to her lord and master, hurrying on to keep her tryst with the Sun in other skies.
And sometimes, she says, it gives her a little eerie feeling, too, as if her Aunt Una were really sitting there beside him, keeping tryst, although she has been in her grave for forty years.
She went to Matthew's grave, in the little poplar-shaded Avonlea graveyard, and there kept a silent tryst with old memories and immortal loves.
Did not this mute tryst betray the secret of her innocent soul?
But she had the presence of mind to grab the girl's arm just as she, too, was running out into the street--with the haste, I suppose, of despair and to keep I don't know what tragic tryst.
The very sight of Torrance brings in my head a little droll matter of some years ago, when I had made a tryst with the poor oaf at the cross of Edinburgh.