Synonyms of hieroglyphic in English:

hieroglyphic


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See UK English definition of hieroglyphic

See Spanish definition of jeroglífico

noun

1hieroglyphics‘his exploits were recorded in hieroglyphics on a stone monument’

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symbols, signs, ciphers, code
cryptograms, cryptographs, runes

2hieroglyphics‘tattered notebooks filled with illegible hieroglyphics’

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scribble, scrawl, illegible writing, squiggles, jottings, writing, shorthand

adjective

1‘the piece is inlaid with hieroglyphic brass ornamentation’

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symbolic, stylized, figurative, emblematic

2‘he wrote the prescription in hieroglyphic handwriting’

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illegible, indecipherable, unreadable, scribbled, scrawled, squiggly