How Do You Spell SPHINX?

Correct spelling for the English word "sphinx" is [sfˈɪŋks], [sfˈɪŋks], [s_f_ˈɪ_ŋ_k_s]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Common Misspellings for SPHINX

Below is the list of 27 misspellings for the word "sphinx".

Similar spelling words for SPHINX


Definition of SPHINX

  1. A fabulous monster, of Egyptian origin, usually represented as having the body of a lion and the face of a young woman, who sat by the wayside propounding riddles to the passers-by, whom she devoured on the spot if they could not answer her, till Oedipus found out her secret, upon which she threw herself into the sea; a representation of the sphinx, with the head of a man, a ram, or a hawk; a genus of lepidopterous insects, the hawk-moth.

Anagrams of SPHINX

4 letters

Usage Examples for SPHINX

  1. Mr. Britt was fully aware that men called him " Phay- ray- oh" and that his statue in the cemetery was called " The Sphinx." - "When Egypt Went Broke" by Holman Day
  2. As somebody explained, I think it was Shadrach, they were those of the man whom Orme had shot upon the tail of the sphinx, and of his companions who had been tilted off the ladder. - "Queen Sheba's Ring" by H. Rider Haggard

What does sphinx stand for?

Abbreviation SPHINX mean:

  1. Sensors for PH control of printing Inks