Meaning of cryptic
Pronunciation: (krip'tik), [key]
- mysterious in meaning; puzzling; ambiguous: a cryptic message.
- abrupt; terse; short: a cryptic note.
- secret; occult: a cryptic writing.
- involving or using cipher, code, etc.
- fitted for concealing; serving to camouflage.
- a cryptogram, esp. one designed as a puzzle.
- cryptic (Thesaurus)