1. Difficult or impossible to comprehend, fathom or interpret.
Miss Cross walks over to Max through the crowd. Her friend the medical student follows behind her. Max’s expression is polite but inscrutable.
“That was great, Max.”
“I’m so glad you could come.”
“I want you to meet a friend of mine. John Coats. Max Fischer.”
(not looking at him)
“Who’s this guy? “
From the post: English vocabulary words from the movie script “Rushmore”
Source: Rushmore Script at IMSDb. (imsdb.com)