- an appointment to meet at a certain time and place, especially one made somewhat secretly by lovers.
- an appointed meeting.
- an appointed place of meeting.
- Chiefly Scot. to make an appointment or arrange a meeting with.
- Chiefly Scot. to make an appointment or agreement.
Origin of tryst
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Related Words for trystingfeel, embrace, kiss, shine, fondle, lick, court, neck, tryst, pet, cuddle, woo, cosset, soothe, stroke, caress, cling, press, hug, hold
Examples from the Web for trysting
Historical Examples of trysting
Or perhaps he had come by another way to the trysting place?The Incomplete Amorist
On the evening after his visit, the Canipers and Daniel went to the trysting place.Moor Fires
E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
She met Helen at the gate, who remembered the trysting hour.Helen and Arthur
Caroline Lee Hentz
It was such an evening as one would select for trysting purposes.
All of them had ponies, so they could ride to the trysting place.The Cricket
- an appointment to meet, esp secretly
- the place of such a meeting or the meeting itself
- (intr) to meet at or arrange a tryst
Word Origin for tryst
late 14c., from Old French tristre "appointed station in hunting," possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse treysta "to trust;" see trust (v.)).