Definition of Delphic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdelfɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdelfɪk//
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  1. 1relating to the ancient Greek oracle at Delphi (= the place where people went to ask the gods for advice or information about the future)
  2. 2(also delphic) (formal) with a meaning that is deliberately hidden or difficult to understand a delphic utterance
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Delphic