mystique

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French mystique (a mystic), from Latin mysticus. See also mystic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mystique (usually uncountable, plural mystiques)

  1. An aura of heightened interest, meaning or mystery surrounding a person or thing.

References[edit]

  • mystique” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin mysticus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mystique f (plural mystiques)

  1. mystic, one who practices mysticism

Adjective[edit]

mystique (masculine and feminine, plural mystiques)

  1. mystic, mystical

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