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Definitions of sphinx:
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   (Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon
  • noun:   an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret

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