- 1[transitive, often passive] intrigue somebody it intrigues somebody that… to make someone very interested so that they want to know more about something The idea intrigued her. You've really intrigued me—tell me more!
- 2[intransitive] intrigue (with somebody) (against somebody) (formal) to secretly plan with other people to harm someone
NAmE//ɪnˈtriɡ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intrigue
he / she / it intrigues
past simple intrigued
-ing form intriguing