Definition of dragon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdræɡən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdræɡən//
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  1. 1 (in stories) a large aggressive animal with wings and a long tail, that can breathe out fire
  2. 2(disapproving, especially British English) a woman who behaves in an aggressive and frightening way
  3. Word OriginMiddle English (also denoting ‘a large serpent’): from Old French, via Latin from Greek drakōn ‘serpent’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dragon