2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Intrigue \In*trigue"\ ([i^]n*tr[=e]g"), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Intrigued} (-tr[=e]gd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Intriguing}.] [F. intriguer, OF. intriquer, entriquer; cf. It. intrigare. See {Intricate}, {Extricate}.]

1. To form a plot or scheme; to contrive to accomplish a purpose by secret artifice.

2. To carry on a secret and illicit love or amour.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: disturbingly provocative; "an intriguing smile" [syn: {challenging}, {intriguing}]

2: capable of arousing interest or curiosity; "our team came up with some most intriguing finds"

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