In the old days it was not uncommon for the admissions officer to pose some esoteric—make that wacko—question.
Dig deeper into exotic and esoteric areas of interest for direction in creative pursuits, especially.
This spirit of professionalism, however, risks alienating newcomers who may have unique or esoteric knowledge to contribute.
Suddenly you can hold forth about leading and kerning and other esoteric aspects of typesetting.
One day she asked me for the most esoteric information I could think of concerning pop music.
I should not be introducing these esoteric terms of high finance into innocent pastoral scenes.
The design of this cave-like aperture should betray its esoteric meaning.
He was never, and never wished to be, in the least esoteric; his object was to be understood by all.
There might be an esoteric book for the individual's own account of himself.
Is there something occult and esoteric about Tangrams, that Pg 45it is so difficult to lift the veil?
1650s, from Greek esoterikos "belonging to an inner circle," from esotero "more within," comparative adverb of eso "within," related to eis "into," en "in" (see en- (2)).
In English, originally of Pythagorean doctrines. According to Lucian, the division of teachings into exoteric and esoteric originated with Aristotle.