Synonyms for sphinx |

Synonyms for sphinx

1. sphinx (n.)

(Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon


2. sphinx (n.)

one of a number of large stone statues with the body of a lion and the head of a man that were built by the ancient Egyptians


3. sphinx (n.)

an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret


4. cynopterus sphinx (n.)

a variety of fruit eating bat