Share this entry
British English: /ˈlʌɪən/
American English: /ˈlaɪən/

Translation of lion in French:


  • (Zoology) the lion's den [literal] [figurative]
    l'antre (m) du lion


the lion lies down with the lamb

c'est le lion à côté de l'agneau

to put one's head in the lion's jaws ou mouth

to take the lion's share

the lion's share of the funding has gone to the opera

l'opéra a obtenu la plus grosse partie des subventions
Definition of lion in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources