a combining form meaning “terrifying, frightful,” used in the formation of compound words: dinothere.
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How to use dino- in a sentence
Right now, former Virginia Senator James Webb may prove the best vehicle for dino-Democratic ideas.
Quast told The Daily Beast that he has no faith in either party, and joked that he is a DINO (Democrat In Name Only).
“I guess a lot of people like hearing themselves talk about it,” says Michael Dino, a politically connected attorney in Denver.
The RINO hunters and DINO hunters took a beating Tuesday night.Incumbents Charles Rangel, Orrin Hatch Beat Back Primary Challenges | John Avlon | June 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some of the guests actually arrive in full dress, including a man wearing a teetering cardboard dino head.
Then he added: "Come, Madame de Dino, sit down and find me a few phrases, and please write them in your largest hand."Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835 | Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
The Duchesse de Dino never revisited England in spite of her happy memories of that country.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835 | Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
It was the little Lippo Vasari who was ill; his twin-brother Dino was reported perfectly well.
He held out his hand, in which Dino gladly laid his hot and trembling fingers.
At first they stood still; by-and-bye they crossed the quadrangle, and here Brother Dino fell somewhat behind the others.