Delphic

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Delphic (comparative more Delphic, superlative most Delphic)

  1. Of or relating to Delphi or its oracles.
  2. Obscurely prophetic.
    • 1977, John Le Carré, The Honourable Schoolboy, Folio Society 2010, p. 18:
      He telephoned airlines, government contacts and a whole host of pale, over-brushed acquaintances in the U.S. Consulate, who infuriated him with arch and Delphic answers.

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