Definition of dragon lady
: an overbearing or tyrannical woman; also : a glamorous often mysterious woman
Examples of dragon lady in a sentence
The new boss is a real dragon lady.
a conniving dragon lady, their mother attempted to dominate their lives well into their adult years
Origin and Etymology of dragon lady
character in the comic strip “Terry and the Pirates” by Milton Caniff
First Known Use: 1949
DRAGON LADY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dragon lady for English Language Learners
: a woman who is often angry or cruel especially when people do not do what she wants
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