Cryptic (adjective)

  1. Having a meaning that is hidden or difficult to understand.
  2. Being obscure or mysterious in meaning.
  3. Being difficult to interpret or understand.


From greek kryptos, meaning hidden.


  1. The cryptic message left many people confused.
  2. The cryptic symbol on the ancient monument remains a mystery.
  3. The artist's cryptic statements about his work left many people wondering.
  4. The poet's cryptic verse was filled with hidden meanings.
  5. The cryptic crossword was challenging to solve.
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