Definitions of lion

  1.   large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
  2.   astrology a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
  3.   the fifth sign of the zodiac the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22
  4.   a celebrity who is lionized much sought after
  5.   A large carnivorous feline mammal Felis leo found in Southern Asia and in most parts of Africa distinct varieties occurring in the different countries The adult male in most varieties has a thick mane of long shaggy hair that adds to his apparent size which is less than that of the largest tigers The length however is sometimes eleven feet to the base of the tail The color is a tawny yellow or yellowish brown the mane is darker and the terminal tuft of the tail is black In one variety called the maneless lion the male has only a slight mane
  6.   A sign and a constellation Leo
  7.   An object of interest and curiosity especially a person who is so regarded as he was quite a lion in London at that time
  8.   Large chiefly nocturnal mammals of the cat family Felidae species Panthera leo They are found in Africa and southern Asia
  9.   A large powerful flesh eating mammal of the cat family found in tropical deserts a person who possesses great courage one who is noted and is sought by society
  10.   Lioness
  11.   A large and fierce quadruped remarkable for its roar astr Leo a sign of the zodiac any object of interest fem LIONESS
  12.   A fierce quadruped the largest of the cat kind sign of the zodiac
  13.   A large yellowish brown carnivorous mammal of the cat family of Africa and Asia figuratively a celebrity
  14.   A quadruped of the genus felis very strong fierce and rapacious and remarkable for its roar Leo a sign in the zodiac an object of interest and curiosity a symbol of power courage and virtue as triumphant therefore of the Resurrection Lion's share the whole or an undue share
  15.   A very strong and fierce beast of prey a sign of the zodiac

Quotes of lion

  1. Every dog is a lion at home – H. G. Bohn
  2. Well you know I played Mufasa in the workshop of The Lion King – Keith David
  3. Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes assail – John Dryden
  4. Don't ask me who's influenced me A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested and I've been reading all my life – Charles de Gaulle
  5. Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers the lion never counts the herd that are about him nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter – Aaron Hill
  6. It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life – Elizabeth Kenny
  7. After The Wizard Of Oz I was typecast as a lion and there aren't all that many parts for lions – Bert Lahr
  8. That was my one big Hollywood hit but in a way it hurt my picture career After that I was typecast as a lion and there just weren't many parts for lions – Bert Lahr
  9. At a certain point even if the one alpha male is dominant at a certain point there's a younger lion that is stronger and everyone knows it – Josh Lucas
  10. When many work together for a goal Great things may be accomplished It is said a lion cub was killed By a single colony of ants – Saskya Pandita
  11. You may as well say 'That's a valiant flea that dare eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion – William Tecumseh Sherman
  12. My first recording a guy came down to Philadelphia and heard me play and he introduced me to Alfred Lion – Jimmy Smith
  13. I am impelled not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession – John Steinbeck
  14. Whenever the lion fish in the fish tank in the captain's ready room died it was always a sad moment – Patrick Stewart
  15. I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Usage examples for lion

  1. The Lion stood up and proved he was the larger of the two for he was almost as big as a small horse – Little Wizard Stories of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  2. Very well he stopped so he did but was a wounded lion – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  3. The ruins are our great lion – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  4. He wondered where so many of the Lion family came from and what they were doing there but he didn't stop to ask any questions – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris
  5. “ I shall take a room at the Black Lion to morrow – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  6. “ 674 3 Lion vol – Life and Character of Richard Carlile by George Jacob Holyoake
  7. The first was like a lion and had eagle's wings ” – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  8. But the old lion though wounded was still formidable – The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir by Sir James McCrone Douie
  9. “ O my lion if only you would roar a bit more at her and less at me – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  10. “ To pull it out was to the lion hearted youth but the work of a moment – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit
  11. But no man on earth can tell what a lion born in captivity will do – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  12. The Lion thought what terrible monster must he be to have struck terror into all these monstrous animals – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  13. Then thou needest have no further fear of me and my lion will leave thee alone – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  14. That object was a lion – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  15. The Major took no notice and Zachariah put his name in the book the roll of the Red Lion Friends of the People – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford
  16. Yes but once the man is here and is sure to be talked about of course Grassini wants his house to be the first place where the new lion will be on show – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  17. He was more afraid of that than any other lion in the way – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  18. Hint that a little less David sir interrupted the major it takes more than a hint to stop a woman when she takes a notion to nurse an attractive man a sick lion one at that – Andrew the Glad by Maria Thompson Daviess
  19. Was it a lion – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  20. “ I questioned them closely and soon discovered both that the lion must have been very bold and also that he had received a pretty lively reception – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White

Rhymes for lion

  • hyun;
  • bryan, ion, lyon, mayan, scion, zion, dian, brian, dion, ryan, brien, brion, bryen, bryon, rion, ryen, ryon, wian, wion, mion;
  • ghanaian, hawaiian, o'brien, orion;
  • paraguayan, uruguayan;