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"
"rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands"
having a secret or hidden meaning;
"cabalistic symbols engraved in stone"
"thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"
having a puzzling terseness;
"a cryptic note"
- A cryptic message said France needs to pull troops out of Afghanistan.
- I don't know what this cryptic remark is intended to convey.
- Before the day was over, Henry issued a cryptic memo to top executives.
- She made a cryptic comment about how the film mirrored her life.
'It just shows. You never know'; with which rather cryptic remark the interview closed.出自： F. W. Crofts
That cryptic knight who comes and goes we know not whence or whither.出自： C. S. Lewis
Covered in cryptic figures and names, like a code.出自： J. T. Story