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English definition of “dragon”

dragon

noun [C] uk   /ˈdræɡ.ən/ us  

dragon noun [C] (ANIMAL)

a large, frightening imaginary animal, often represented with wings, a long tail, and fire coming out of its mouthLegendary and mythological characters any of various types of large lizardReptile and amphibian names

dragon noun [C] (WOMAN)

informal an unfriendly and frightening woman: She's a real old dragon.Unpleasant women
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