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tryst

Noun

1 a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex [syn: rendezvous]
2 a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers) [syn: assignation]

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English

Etymology

Variant of trist.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A prearranged meeting or assignation, now especially between lovers to meet at a specific place and time.
  2. A mutual agreement, a covenant.

Translations

prearranged meeting, now especially between lovers
  • Hungarian: találka, légyott, randevú
  • Japanese: 逢い引き
  • Russian: свидание, встреча
(obsolete) a mutual agreement, a covenant
  • Russian: соглашение

Verb

  1. To make a tryst; to agree to meet at a place.
  2. To arrange or appoint (a meeting time etc.).
  3. To keep a tryst, to meet at an agreed place and time.

Translations

to agree to meet at a place
to arrange or appoint
  • Japanese: 合う約束をする
to meet at an agreed place and time

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