gorgon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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gorgonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡɔː.ɡən/  us   /ˈɡɔːr-/ UK informal
a woman whose ​appearance and ​behaviourcausesfear: Our ​teacher is a ​real gorgon!

Gorgonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡɔː.ɡən/  us   /ˈɡɔːr-/
one of three ​sisters in ​ancientGreekstories who had ​snakes on ​theirheadsinstead of ​hair, and who ​turned anyone who ​looked at them into ​stone
(Definition of gorgon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gorgon”
in Chinese (Simplified) 丑陋可怕的女人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醜陋可怕的女人…
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