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cryp·tic

 (krĭp′tĭk) also cryp·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Having hidden meaning; mystifying. See Synonyms at mysterious.
2. Secret or occult.
3. Using code or cipher.
4. Biology Tending to conceal or camouflage: cryptic coloring.

[Late Latin crypticus, from Greek kruptikos, from kruptos, hidden, from kruptein, to hide.]

cryp′ti·cal·ly adv.
cryp′tic·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.cryptically - in a cryptic manner; "we will meet again," he said cryptically
Translations

cryptically

[ˈkrɪptɪkəlɪ] ADVenigmáticamente, de forma críptica

cryptically

[ˈkrɪptɪkəli] adv (= mysteriously) [say, reply] → de façon énigmatiquecryptic crossword nmots mpl croisés (dont les définitions sont données sous forme d'énigmes)

cryptically

advhintergründig, rätselhaft, schleierhaft; cryptically worded (letter, remark)hintergründig etc formuliert; clueverschlüsselt formuliert

cryptically

[ˈkrɪptɪklɪ] adv (see adj) → in modo oscuro, in modo enigmatico
References in classic literature ?
How and when, Bunny, you know as well as I do," said he, cryptically.
19 (ANI): After a political slugfest erupted on the 'office of profit' case, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Friday, said cryptically that history was a witness that truth has always triumphed in the end.
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe somewhat cryptically tweeted "I don't want to be here," Sunday night, and on Monday afternoon the team sent the player home after a meeting, according to (http://www.
She was some sort of spy, our teacher told us cryptically, and she died for our country.
We just have to wait and see as we get closer to the game," said Gavin cryptically of his selection plans and the possibility of gambling on a player who has had no involvement in the set-up for almost three months.
What started out as just a couple of people visiting quickly escalated to include groups of individuals, whom the husband cryptically claims all came to see him.
After the match, Benitez refused to guarantee he would remain Newcastle manager beyond the end of the season, instead cryptically stating that "you never know in football.
Tumblr is only cryptically teasing it through some GIFs and with what seems like some sort of schedule.
The third edition of the Hammer's self-described locals-only biennial (although some participants lived in Los Angeles only briefly) arrives otherwise themeless, save for its cryptically beautiful subtitle--a, the, though, only--provided by the poet Aram Saroyan.
But the balance between the straightforward and the cryptically strange proves somewhat disappointing in this stylistically assured effort, because the fairly conventional thriller windup makes a red herring of the parabolic-puzzle notes sounded earlier.
Aria truthfully, yet cryptically, answers any question she hears--any question--but the answers do not always make sense, and people do not understand.
Rumours of an Oasis return started on Thursday when Liam Gallagher began cryptically tweeting letters of the band's name - but organiser Michael Eavis has insisted the last act has been signed.