- Esoteric: [es-uh-ter-ik]
- (1)understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite:poetry full of esoteric allusion. (2) belonging to a select few. (3) private, secret.
- inscrutable, cryptic, private, arcane, abstruce, mystical, mysterious,
- He does not hesitate to use unusual words and dispense esoteric (understood/known by few) information.
This isn't just some esoteric (understood/known by few) philosophical discussion.
She has a rather esoteric (shared by few people) fashion sense.
She knew a lot about Sanskrit grammar and other esoteric matters.
The esoteric (using words/concepts that are known/understood by few) nature of the question left me baffled.
His answers to the reporter's questions were too esoteric (difficult for the average person to understand).