delphic delphic  /ˈdɛl fɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to Delphi or to the oracles of Apollo at Delphi
  2. (adj) obscurely prophetic

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • As McMahon once said, in a remark I find both delphic and profound, John packs a tight suitcase.

News

  1. Delphic Trust Files Lawsuit Against Harvard Administration

    The Delphic Trust, which operates the Delphic Club, has filed a civil action suit against the President and Fellows of Harvard College and a construction company—Shawmut Woodworking & Supply, Inc.—for negligence and nuisance, according to court proceedings released by the Middlesex Superior Court.
    on October 28, 2013     Source: The Harvard Crimson

  2. Crossroads Girls' Volleyball On Pace To Win Delphic League

    The Crossroads girls’ volleyball is doing extremely well this year. The Roadrunners are making a lot of noise this season as one of the top teams in their division in the CIF Southern Section. Crossroads is undefeated throughout all of its league matches to date. With two games remaining on their schedule before the postseason kicks in, the Roadrunners are on pace to win the Delphic League title ...
    on October 26, 2013     Source: Santa Monica Mirror

  3. Crossroads get ready for the playoffs

    The Crossroads girls’ volleyball is doing extremely well this year. The Roadrunners are making a lot of noise this season as one of the top teams in their division in the CIF Southern Section. Crossroads is undefeated throughout all of its league matches to date. With two games remaining on their schedule before the postseason kicks in, the Roadrunners are on pace to win the Delphic League title ...
    on October 26, 2013     Source: Santa Monica Mirror

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Quotes

  1. "I just don't think we should treat credit-default swaps as like the Delphic Oracle of any kind," GE Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt said in a March 5 interview.
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Jeffrey Immelt Source: Bloomberg

  2. Asked if he would still have pushed for war knowing what he knows now, Mr Perle, a leading hawk in the Reagan administration, said: "I think if I had been delphic, and had seen where we are today, and people had said, 'Should we go into Iraq?', I...
    on Nov 3, 2006 By: Richard Perle Source: Buzzle

  3. "When he stood behind that podium, nobody believed a word he said," Galen said. "Now that he's saying bad things about the president, he's a Delphic oracle."
    on May 28, 2008 By: Rich Galen Source: Arizona Republic

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