Enigmatic meaning

-ĭ-kəl
The definition of enigmatic is something that is like a puzzle or riddle that can’t be understood.

An example of enigmatic is the mysterious ending of a complicated movie.

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Defying description.
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Of or like an enigma; perplexing; baffling.
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Pertaining to an enigma.
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(variant) Enigmatical.
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Of or resembling an enigma; puzzling.

A professor's enigmatic grading system.

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Origin of enigmatic

  • Greek ainigmatikos from ainigma ainigmat- riddle enigma

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition