[mi-steer-ee-uh s] /mɪˈstɪər i əs/
full of, characterized by, or involving :
a mysterious occurrence.
implying or suggesting a :
a mysterious smile.
of obscure nature, meaning, origin, etc.; puzzling; inexplicable:
a mysterious inscription on the ancient tomb.
characterized by or indicative of mystery
puzzling, curious, or enigmatic
1610s, “full of mystery,” from Latin mysterium (see mystery (n.1)) + -ous. Related: Mysteriously; mysteriousness. Earlier in same sense was mysterial (early 15c.), from Late Latin mysterialis.
- Mystery bag
noun (Austral, slang) 1. a sausage 2. a meat pie
[mis-tuh-ree, -tree] /ˈmɪs tə ri, -tri/ noun, plural mysteries. 1. anything that is kept secret or remains unexplained or unknown: the mysteries of nature. 2. any affair, thing, or person that presents features or qualities so obscure as to arouse curiosity or speculation: The masked guest is an absolute mystery to everyone. 3. a novel, […]
- Mystery meat
noun any type of processed meat whose source is indistinguishable, esp. that served in a cafeteria Examples Spam is the most famous mystery meat. Usage Note cooking noun phrase Meat not readily identifiable, esp as served in a student dining hall, fraternity house, etc: Parents must follow the rules: They are forbidden to smoke or […]
noun 1. a medieval dramatic form based on a Biblical story, usually dealing with the life, death, and resurrection of Christ. noun 1. (in the Middle Ages) a type of drama based on the life of Christ Compare miracle play