Synonyms of sphinx


1. sphinx, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret

2. Sphinx, mythical monster, mythical creature

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

3. sphinx, statue

usage: 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

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