the act of passing judgment as to how cryptic someone is being.
Jack's creativity in chatting often met with crypticism from those who read it.
The art of referring to events or feelings cryptically.
Often practised on sites like LiveJournal
, e-where posters attempt to use crypticism to avoid starting drama
. Unfortunately, when people try to interpret the crypticism drama often ensues anyway.
The best crypticism is incomprehensible to anyone not already in the know, but makes things quite clear to its intended audience.
It would be easier to keep track of what's going on in Timmy's life if his posts weren't so full of crypticism.
Being cryptic and cynical simultaneously.
Mad girlfriend: "Oh, right. Well if YOU don't know what you did, you loser, I'm certainly NOT going to tell you."
Boyfriend: "C'mon Sheryl. You're so full of crypticism tonight."