• (RP) IPA: /mɪˈstɪəɹi.əs/
  • (GA) IPA: /məˈstɪɹi.əs/


  1. Of unknown origin.
    Synonyms: untraceable
    He received a mysterious phone call this morning.
  2. Having unknown qualities.
    Synonyms: esoteric, uncertain, undefined, Thesaurus:mysterious
    hypo en
    Our boss is a mysterious man who hardly ever meets with us.
  3. Difficult to understand.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:incomprehensible
    Why he left without saying goodbye is quite mysterious.
  4. Deliberately evasive or enigmatic.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:covert
    Stop being mysterious and just tell me what you want.
Related terms Translations Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: misterioso
  • Russian: непостижи́мый
  • Portuguese: misterioso
  • Russian: зага́дочный

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