Definition of sphinx

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • sphinx is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 18
  • sphinx is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 18
  • sphinx is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 19

Definition of sphinx


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

See definition of sphinx in Merriam Webster

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