1A mythical monster like a giant reptile. In European tradition the dragon is typically fire-breathing and tends to symbolize chaos or evil, whereas in East Asia it is usually a beneficent symbol of fertility, associated with water and the heavens.
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- On each corner of its curved roof perch ten dragons and other mythical water animals that symbolically guard against the ever-present risk of fire.
- Get as close as you dare to mythical monsters including dragons, the Unicorn and the Yeti and learn about the mystery that surrounds them.
- After all of it, after all the magic and storms and monsters and dragons and evil beings, they were going to die of the cold.
2 (also flying dragon) another term for flying lizard.
Middle English (also denoting a large serpent): from Old French, via Latin from Greek drakōn 'serpent'.
chase the dragon
- informal Smoke heroin.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- It cost me about £80 a day to chase the dragon.
- The literature indicates that an ideal drug consumption facility is made up of three sections: a clinical area for injecting, a well-ventilated area for freebasing or chasing the dragon, and an adjacent common room.
- As I smoked, out of the side of my eye I half watched Dave: also smoking, also chasing the dragon.
Definición de dragon en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.