Definitions For Intrigue


  • A crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends
  • A clandestine love affair
  • The activity of making secret plans
  • A secret plan


  • Form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
  • Cause to be interested or curious
  • To make (someone) want to know more about something : to cause (someone) to become interested
  • To make secret plans

Is Intrigue a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Intrigue is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Intrigue in a Sentence

  • A novel of intrigue and romance
  • An administration characterized by intrigue and corruption
  • Evidence that the leading manufacturers had intrigued to keep prices artificially high
  • The mystery story intrigued me so that I read it in one sitting

Synonyms for Intrigue

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