Definition of 'cryptic'
- of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands"
Synonyms: cryptical deep inscrutable mysterious mystifying
- having a secret or hidden meaning; "cabalistic symbols engraved in stone"; "cryptic writings"; "thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther
Synonyms: cabalistic kabbalistic qabalistic cryptical sibylline
- having a puzzling terseness; "a cryptic note"