Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: lynx
IPA transcription: [l'ɪŋks]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: lynx, catamount
    Meaning: short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
  • Synonyms: lynx
    Meaning: a text browser
Usage examples
  • Jean Valjean remained inert beneath Javert's grasp, like a lion submitting to the claws of a lynx.
  • Her adventure with the lynx she kept secret from her relatives, because of the reason given in the previous chapter.
  • It is not found very far north, and neither in Norway nor Sweden; there the lynx reigns supreme. The wild cat is a fine animal, of larger growth than the cat of our familiar acquaintance, and stands tall.
  • The level swinging speed of the antelope, the slinking of the lynx, the crashing flight of the wapiti--no, it was none of these that came to mind; nor did the mountains nor the plains, nor the wilderness of the pines.
  • We caught Wolf in a lynx trap, Mukoki and I. He wasn't much more than a whelp then--about six months old, Mukoki said. And while he was in the trap, helpless and unable to defend himself, three or four of his lovely tribe jumped upon him and tried to kill him for breakfast.