Idioms about dragon
Origin of dragon
OTHER WORDS FROM dragondrag·on·ish, adjectivedrag·on·like, adjective
Words nearby dragon
How to use dragon in a sentence
One of the Higher Education Act’s architects lamented that the Guaranteed Student Loan Program quickly became a “fund-eating dragon.”Even forgiving student loans won’t solve the higher education funding crisis|Elizabeth Shermer|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Kathryn set up where the natural light was brightest in her Petworth apartment, put on jeans and “a super cozy alpaca sweater that feels like a hug,” and ordered emperor’s dragon noodles and a gimlet-style cocktail from Tiger Fork in Shaw.Date Lab: He was looking for substantive conversation. She was too.|Jessica M. Goldstein|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
It feels like unfolding an elaborate piece of origami step by step, a sequence of secret creases that show how easily a humming bird or dragon can become an ordinary piece of paper again.‘Pikmin 3 Deluxe’ loses some of its original charm|Michael Thomsen|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Shai Meiri, a herpetologist at Tel Aviv University, has previously shown that many dragon lizards live in small, hard-to-access areas, making the reptiles difficult to study.A nose-horned dragon lizard lost to science for over 100 years has been found|Dyna Rochmyaningsih|June 9, 2020|Science News
After the encounter, he recovered the famed sword Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi and also won the hand of the woman who he saved from the dragon.12 Major Japanese Gods and Goddesses You Should Know About|Dattatreya Mandal|May 6, 2020|Realm of History
How to Train Your Dragon 2, the tenth highest grossing movie in 2014 America, made $22 million at the Korean box office.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In one picture, his head gets ripped off by a blue dragon; in another, he is the blue dragon.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Screen-filling enemies like the aforementioned dragon come early and they come often.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie|Alec Kubas-Meyer|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Look at The Killing, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, all of these Scandinavian things with female investigators.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'|Marlow Stern|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Consider a song like “Crayon” by G-Dragon, a member of the boy band Big Bang.
They would never connive at this second sowing of the dragon's teeth of Cadmus.
Aristide darted off like a dragon-fly in the sunshine, as happy as a child with a new toy.
Now an automobile was a marvellous dragon for Rosemary, and she could never see too many for her pleasure.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
It was a dragon-fly personally conducting two moles through a rose-garden.
The dragon tree is the slowest of growth among vegetables; it seems also to be slowest in decay.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
British Dictionary definitions for dragon
Derived forms of dragondragoness, fem ndragonish, adjective
Word Origin for dragon
Other Idioms and Phrases with dragon
Also, drag out. Prolong or be prolonged tediously. For example, The speech dragged on for another hour, or He dragged out the story in an excruciating manner. [First half of 1800s]