cryptic

211 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[kɹˈɪptɪk], [kɹˈɪptɪk], [k_ɹ_ˈɪ_p_t_ɪ_k]
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Synonyms for Cryptic:

meaningless (adjective)

absurd, blathering, double-talk, driveling, gobbledygook, hogwash, jabbering, meaningless, noisy, nonsensical, senseless, unmeaning.

unintelligible (adjective)

baffling, confusing, enigmatic, illegible, indecipherable, mysterious, mystifying, unclear, unreadable.

Other synonyms and related words:

Delphic, Fuliginous, abstruse, allegorical, ambiguity, ambiguous, anomalous, apocryphal, arcane, auricular, bass, between the lines, bewildering, blurred, cabalistic, cabbalistic, censored, clandestine, classified, close, closed, complex, concealed, concise, confusable, confused, covert, crossword, cryptical, cryptographic, dark, deep, delitescent, delphian, difficult to decipher, divinatory, dormant, double-edged, doubtful, dubious, elliptical, elusive, encoded, encrypted, enigmatical, equivocal, esoteric, evasive, explain, extreme, fine, foggy, foreign, furtive, fuzzy, hazy, hermetic, hibernating, hidden, hollow, hugger mugger, huggermugger, hush-hush, ill-defined, impenetrable, imprecise, in petto, incomprehensible, inconceivable, inconclusive, indefinite, indeterminate, indistinct, ineffable, inexact, inexplicable, inexplicit, inscrutable, intense, intricate, inviolate, involved, kabbalistic, knotty, knowledge, latent, lightless, lurking, mantic, misty, muffled, murky, mystic, mystical, nebulous, non-specific, nonsense, null, obfuscated, obscure, obscured, occult, on the sly, opaque, oracular, orphic, other-worldly, over head, paradoxical, perplexing, possible, potential, preternatural, prevaricating, private, privy, problematic, problematical, profound, puzzling, qabalistic, questionable, recondite, restricted, rich, riddling, secret, secretive, sibyllic, sibylline, sleeping, smothered, sphinxlike, stifled, strange, strong, submerged, subtle, supernatural, suppressed, symbolic, tenebrous, terse, thick, top-secret, tortuous, tricky, two-edged, type of crossword, ulterior, unbreatheable, uncanny, uncertain, uncomprehensible, undecipherable, undefined, under security, under the surface, under wraps, underlying, undisclosable, undisclosed, undivulgable, undivulged, unexplainable, unfamiliar, unfathomable, unimaginable, uninformative, unintelligible, unknown, unlit, unmanifested, unplumbable, unrevealable, unrevealed, unseen, unspecific, unspoken, untellable, untold, unutterable, unuttered, unwhisperable, vague, vaguely, vatic, vatical, veiled, virtual.

Rhymes for Cryptic:

  1. triptych;
  2. apocalyptic;