Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Dragon

Dragon

  1. A fabulous animal, generally represented as a monstrous winged serpent or lizard, with a crested head and enormous claws, and regarded as very powerful and ferocious.
  2. A fierce, violent person, esp. a woman.
  3. A constellation of the northern hemisphere figured as a dragon; Draco.
  4. A luminous exhalation from marshy grounds, seeming to move through the air as a winged serpent.
  5. A short musket hooked to a swivel attached to a soldier's belt; -- so called from a representation of a dragon's head at the muzzle.
  6. A small arboreal lizard of the genus Draco, of several species, found in the East Indies and Southern Asia. Five or six of the hind ribs, on each side, are prolonged and covered with weblike skin, forming a sort of wing. These prolongations aid them in making long leaps from tree to tree. Called also flying lizard.
  7. A variety of carrier pigeon.
  8. A fabulous winged creature, sometimes borne as a charge in a coat of arms.

Dragon Quotations

When the prison doors are opened, the real dragon will fly out.
Ho Chi Minh

Really, I have to laugh because there was a whole set of stories that made me sound like the Dragon Lady, you know, 'tough this and tough that.' Then there is this business about 'gooey.' The bottom line is I am a pragmatic idealist.
Madeleine Albright

Always speak politely to an enraged Dragon.
Steven Brust

It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
Bertrand Russell

I think women should be more independent. In society, we're portrayed as people who simply wear make-up and sit around. We need a Princess Charming - a woman who rescues her man and slays the dragon instead of the other way round.
Adora Svitak
More "Dragon" Quotations

Dragon Translations

dragon in Dutch is draak, vlieger
dragon in French is dragon
dragon in German is Drache, Drachen
dragon in Italian is drago
dragon in Norwegian is drake
dragon in Swedish is drake
Copyright © 2001 - 2016 BrainyQuote
Disable adblock instructions
I have disabled Adblock