[krahy-uh-sfingks] /ˈkraɪ əˌsfɪŋks/
noun, plural criosphinxes, criosphinges [krahy-uh-sfin-jeez] /ˌkraɪ əˈsfɪn dʒiz/ (Show IPA)
a sphinx with the head of a ram instead of a human.
[krip] /krɪp/ noun, Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. 1. a term used to refer to a person who is partially or totally unable to use one or more limbs. n. member of a major U.S. street gang, founded in South Central Los Angeles 1971, the name supposedly originally was cribs, partly a reference to the youth […]
[krahyps] /kraɪps/ interjection 1. (used as a mild oath or an exclamation of astonishment.) /kraɪps/ interjection 1. (old-fashioned, slang) an expression of surprise n,interj Christ •A euphemistic form: Cripes, what a rotten deal (1910+)
/ˈkrɪpən/ noun 1. Hawley Harvey, known as Doctor Crippen. 1862–1910, US doctor living in England: executed for poisoning his wife; the first criminal to be apprehended by the use of radiotelegraphy
[krip-uh l] /ˈkrɪp əl/ noun 1. 2. anything that is impaired or flawed. 3. a wounded animal, especially one shot by a hunter. 4. Carpentry. any structural member shorter than usual, as a stud beneath a windowsill. 5. Delaware Valley. a swampy, densely overgrown tract of land. verb (used with object), crippled, crippling. 6. to […]