Definitions

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  • adj. Having the characteristics of a dragon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. resembling a dragon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the form of a dragon; dragon-like.

Etymologies

dragon +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Aliens" famously ends with Weaver's character, Ellen Ripley, battling the dragonish alien monster queen after strapping herself into a giant forklift-like machine whose enormous pincers she mechanically controls by maneuvering her own slender arms -- a technology that puts the puny human, finally, on a par with her gigantic, razor-toothed, acid-bleeding adversary.

    'Avatar's' Debt To 'The Wizard Of Oz'

  • Liz is taking some time out, so it is Big Red, Abe, the Professor and some grunts that get to go and play with monsters, and cover Chinese military types, as well as a village of dragonish people.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: The Dragon Pool - Christopher Golden

  • She collected figurines and jigsaw puzzles of a dragonish fantasy nature - wizards and sorcerers also welcome.

    Sorry Dot.

  • Behind, the dragonish gnyarl still hemmed them in.

    The Wizard Of Karres

  • Their heads were dragonish, and their pupil-less eyes white and staring.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • Between the absence of Hagrid and the presence of those dragonish horses, he had felt that his return to Hogwarts, so long anticipated, was full of unexpected surprises, like jarring notes in a familiar song.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • A pair of blank, white, shining eyes were growing larger through the gloom and a moment later the dragonish face, neck and then skeletal body of a great, black, winged horse emerged from the darkness.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • I mentioned it one day after Fall and -- " She gave a helpless shrug. " -- everyone wanted to know their dragonish name.

    The Chronicles of Pern

  • The dragonish shriek from below proved me right, tailing away into an explosive hiss.

    The Gates of Noon

  • Standing astride the peak of the roof, far above The Totems of the Beam and the dragonish gargoyles, as if given dominion over them, was a golden warrior at least sixty feet high.

    The Waste Lands

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