Definition of darner in English:


Line breaks: darn¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːnə


North American
A large slender-bodied dragonfly. Also called darning needle, devil's darning needle.
  • Family Aeshnidae: several genera
More example sentences
  • A green darner dragonfly is fitted with a tiny radio tag to help scientists study its migration.
  • Green darners are one of nine long-distance migratory dragonflies in North America.
  • Darners and other large dragonflies often emerge at night, when they are safer from predators.

Definition of darner in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit