An example of a dinosaur is the person in the office who still sends messages by fax.
An example of a dinosaur is the Brontosaurus.
Origin of dinosaur
- New Latin Dīnosauria group name from Dīnosaurus former genus name Greek deinos monstrous Greek sauros lizard
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek δεινός (deinos, “terrible, awesome, mighty, fearfully great”) + σαῦρος (sauros, “lizard, reptile”).