not directly. If broken down into its parts: in (not) direct (plain)
she did not say she loved him straight out, she was indirect
by Laurariea Jasmine Adairra November 10, 2006
a shady message to someone delivered not to their face but by indirect means. A sub. Common on Twitter.
Did you see the indirect X was firing on her Twitter?
by charliextc November 12, 2014