HyperDic: cryptic

English > 3 senses of the word cryptic:
ADJECTIVEallcryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifyingof an obscure nature
allcryptic, cabalistic, kabbalistic, qabalistic, cryptical, sibyllinehaving a secret or hidden / hidden meaning / meaning
allcryptichaving a puzzling terseness
cryptic > pronunciation
Soundskrih'ptihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > cryptic: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf an obscure nature.
Example"the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"
Synonymscryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying
Broaderinexplicable, incomprehensibleincapable of being explained or accounted for
Spanishcríptico, desconocido, incomprensible, inescrutable, ininteligible, misterioso
Catalancríptic, desconegut, incomprensible, inescrutable, inintel·ligible, misteriós
Adverbscrypticallyin a cryptic manner
English > cryptic: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a secret or hidden / hidden meaning / meaning.
Example "cryptic writings"
Synonymscabalistic, kabbalistic, qabalistic, cryptical, sibylline
BroaderesotericConfined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle
Spanishcabalístico, críptico, encriptado, enigmático, misterioso, oculto, secreto, sibilino
Catalancabalístic, críptic, encriptat, enigmàtic, misteriós, ocult, secret, sibil·lí, sibil·lític
English > cryptic: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving a puzzling terseness.
Example"a cryptic note"
BroaderconciseExpressing much in few words
Spanishcríptico

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