What does the word hieroglyphic mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to hieroglyphs. hieroglyphical.

Usage examples for hieroglyphic

  1. Thurston had not intended learning to be a cow- puncher, or following the Lazy Eight or any other hieroglyphic through 'till shipping time- whenever that was. – The Lure of the Dim Trails by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  2. Heads in hieroglyphic- hats, Heads in turbans and in black caps, Periwigged heads, and a thousand other Poor, sweating human heads. – Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  3. A tawdry artificial flower, with five petals, and in a flash I understood that the hieroglyphic on the portrait represented the same thing,- a red geranium. – The Red Symbol by John Ironside