Definition of coded in US English:

coded

adjective

  • 1Converted into a code to convey a secret meaning.

    ‘secret coded messages’
    1. 1.1 Expressed in an indirect way.
      ‘journalists made coded allusions to his deficiencies’
      polite, substitute, mild, understated, softened, indirect, neutral, evasive, diplomatic, newspeak, vague, inoffensive, genteel
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Pronunciation

coded

/ˈkoʊdəd//ˈkōdəd/