Definition of lion's den
: a place or state of extreme disadvantage, antagonism, or hostility a young reporter thrown into the lion's den
Examples of lion's den in a sentence
He knew that he would be facing an angry crowd, but he entered the lion's den without hesitating.
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LION'S DEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lion's den for English Language Learners
: a place or situation in which someone must deal with an angry person or group of people
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