of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Aesop or his fables: a story that points an Aesopian moral.
conveying meaning by hint, euphemism, innuendo, or the like: In the candidate's Aesopian language, “soft on Communism” was to be interpreted as “Communist sympathizer.”
Also, Aesopic /iˈsɒpɪk/ [ee-sop-ik] Show IPA .
< Late Latin Aesōpi
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