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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Conveying an innocent meaning to an outsider but a concealed meaning to an informed member of a conspiracy or underground movement.

Usage examples (34)
  • I presume, in the so-called Aesopian language, or, no matter what we said, we really meant its opposite.
  • The second work of our poetess consists of a collection of fables, generally called Aesopian, which she translated into French verse.
  • I did an entire month online through Scholastic with kids writing Aesopian fables in rhyme.
  • Nay, the Aesopian apologue even saith that certain petty country gents of the lower class, who had sold for more
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