Hieroglyphic

"to carve"

Definition:

adj. 1. written with pictures to represent sounds or meanings of words.

2. Hard to read.


Hieroglyph, n.

Synonyms:

pictorial

photographic

illustrated

Antonyms:

letters

alphabet

abstract

Sentences:

1. Although scholars have deciphered only a few ancient Mayan hieroglyphic forms, they can recognize those presenting dates: one picture indicates the name of the ruler and another the year of that ruler's reign.


2. Please type your essays! Your hieroglyphic handwriting obscures your good ideas.