dinosaur

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈdaɪnəsɔː(r)/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈdaɪnəsɔːr/
  • Hyphenation: di‧no‧saur

Noun[change]

Singular
dinosaur

Plural
dinosaurs

bones of a dinosaur
  1. (countable) Dinosaurs are reptiles that were extinct (all died) millions of years ago.
    Most dinosaurs were very large, even giant sized.
  2. (countable) A dinosaur is something that is very old, and may not be useful any more; something obsolete.
    I wish I had a new computer, instead of this dinosaur from the 1990's.