Aesopian vs Furtive - What's the difference?

aesopian | furtive |


As adjectives the difference between aesopian and furtive

is that aesopian is (not comparable) related to or concerning the greek fabulist aesop while furtive is stealthy.

aesopian

English

Alternative forms

* * Esopian

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (not comparable) Related to or concerning the Greek fabulist Aesop.
  • (comparable) Characteristic of Aesop's animal fables.
  • (comparable) Employing or having an ambiguous or allegorical meaning, especially a political meaning.
  • Synonyms

    * (l), (l)

    furtive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • stealthy
  • Exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy.
  • * 1949 , George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four , p31
  • But that was merely a piece of furtive knowledge which he happened to possess because his memory was not satisfactorily under control.

    Synonyms

    * (stealthy) surreptitious * See also

    Derived terms

    * furtively * furtiveness