One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A private romantic rendezvous between lovers.‘a moonlight tryst’
meeting, engagement, interview, arrangement, consultation, sessionView synonyms
- ‘Their trysts were varied, romantic and playful, serious and passionate.’
- ‘The Poet's Bridge evokes thoughts of romantic trysts, languid lovers and passionate verses.’
- ‘Amberley Castle is surrounded by Sussex countryside, has an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts and beautiful courtyard gardens, including a rose arbour for romantic trysts.’
- ‘Her father discovers the tryst and immediately arranges to send Claire home.’
- ‘And as usual, they have a couple of dates and run off for a romantic tryst somewhere.’
Keep a private, romantic rendezvous.
- ‘They were then trysting places of choice for teenagers.’
- ‘Making love was supposed to bring fertility to the crops, and the yam and sweet potato gardens were popular trysting sites - as was the cave to which they took me.’
- ‘The two then ended up traveling and trysting together through several states.’
- ‘Together they dove for shellfish and together, shucked the meat from the shells in their trysting spot, and within a year, the empty shells formed an underwater mound in which creatures of the sea found shelter.’
- ‘If we were leaving to find a spot to tryst, wouldn't they expect us to do it with a little more discretion?’
Late Middle English (originally Scots): variant of obsolete trist ‘an appointed place in hunting’, from French triste or medieval Latin trista.
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