subliminal message

/səblɪmənəl ˈmɛsɪdʒ/ (say suhblimuhnuhl 'mesij)

noun
1. a message, often of an advertising nature, which appears in a fashion that is just below the conscious perceptions of the audience so that they receive the content without being aware of it.
2. a message conveyed by a speaker, as by a politician, which is not the ostensible subject matter of the speech but which they wish their audience to understand.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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