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Definition of "sphinxlike" []

  • Like a sphinx, or like that of a sphinx. (adjective)
  • Mysterious; scheming; having a deceptive outward appearance (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sphinxlike" in a sentence
  • "The girl said nothing . . . just kept staring at him with a small, sphinxlike grin."
  • "Kennedy stood sphinxlike, refusing to yield her position."
  • "A woman in a striped robe stands at the table, her back hunched in stony reverie; Bonnard renders her monumental, sphinxlike."
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