(ē sōp′ē ən)
- of Aesop or characteristic of his fables
- concealing real purposes or intentions; dissembling: Aesopian language
See Aesopian in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Relating to or characteristic of the animal fables of Aesop.
- Using or having ambiguous or allegorical meanings, especially to elude political censorship: “They could express their views only in a diluted form, resorting to Aesopian hints and allusions” (Isaac Deutscher).