dragon lady

noun

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

First Known Use of dragon lady

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dragon lady

character in the comic strip "Terry and the Pirates" by Milton Caniff

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dragon lady

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dragon lady

: a woman who is often angry or cruel especially when people do not do what she wants

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