50 Dragon Puns That Will Get You Fired Up

Enter the dragon’s lair with these hot and fiery jokes.

Natalie Grant (with child sleeping)
Written by Natalie Grant Updated on February 14th, 2023

All over the world, different cultures have their own dragon tales. This includes the Far East, India and Ancient Briton. The most famous being the Christian story of Saint George and the dragon.

These mythical winged beasts are also popular in modern books and movies. Just think of Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, The Hobbit, and many more.

Have a laugh reading these 50 dragon puns… but not too loudly or you might wake him up.

  1. Why was the dragon magician so amazing? He disappeared in a puff of smoke.
  2. The dragon woke up screaming. He had a knight-mare.
  3. The librarian recommended a mythical creature book. It was a dragon’s tail.
  4. The dragon was so tired. He burned his candle at both ends.
  5. What’s a dragon’s favorite song? Relight my fire.
  6. Dragons are like old women in the winter. They both have lairs.
  7. What’s a dragon’s favorite snack? Flamin Cheetos.
  8. Why did the dentist faint? Because of the dragon’s breath.
  9. The dragon lost the poker game. Someone called his puff.
  10. What do you call a gassy dragon? Backfire.
  11. Why are dragons so good at fighting? They fight tooth and tail.
  12. Dragons make good lawyers. They get out their claws. 
  13. What do you call someone who steals from a dragon? Gold-fingered.
  14. Dragons love pudding, especially s-layer cake.
  15. The furious dragon flew off into the knight. 
  16. What do you call a fight between dragons? A tail of two crispies.
  17. Why do dragons go to the opticians? To get an eye quest.
  18. My friend’s daughter is married to a dragon. She’s his monster-in-law.
  19. Did you see the sign at the office? It said beware dragon’s den.
  20. What do dragons like to eat for dinner? Beans and monster mash.
  21. The dragon was so mad, he could have breathed fire.
  22. Why did Mr. Dragon go to the ER? He had chronic-le pain.
  23. What happened when Midas touched the dragon? It was worth its weight in gold.
  24. Dragons train their young ones by calling ‘Burn baby Burn’!
  25. We watched dragon soccer on TV. He kicked the fire-ball at the goal.
  26. I’ve heard dragons are great communicators. They’re always above-hoard.
  27. What do you call a dragon in foggy weather? Smaug!
  28. How do you know how to get out of a dragon’s lair? There’s a fire exit.
  29. Who won the task of killing the dragon? The qu-est dressed.
  30. What do you call a flight of irritable dragons? Snapdragons.
  31. Dragons love Christmas snacks, especially the cheese-hoard.
  32. Why did the dragon go to a therapist? He had a burning issue.
  33. I’ve heard Miss Dragon is a great music teacher. She really knows her scales.
  34. Dragon was cheated out of his fortune. He will claw back everything he lost.
  35. Why was the dragon rushed to the hospital? He had a magic-al emergency. 
  36. The judge didn’t award bail to the dragon as he was a flight risk.
  37. Dragon didn’t get picked for the team in the basketball tournament. Why? He burned rubber.
  38. The road to a dragon’s lair is called the flight path
  39. The dragon burned down the town’s clock tower. How in-con-cinerate of him.
  40. What do dragons name their daughters? Cinder-ella.
  41. A dragon went on America’s Got Talon-t. He was on fire!
  42. What’s a dragon’s favorite motor sport? Drag-on racing.
  43. How do dragons say cheers? With a roast.
  44. Dragons are expert musicians in the orchestra. They’re in the horn section.
  45. Why did the dragon’s lair get cleaned? It was covered in lime scale.
  46. What did the baby say when she looked up into the sky? Dragon fly.
  47. Why did the squirrels queue up to see the dragon? To roast their nuts.
  48. Why did the dragon always arrive late? He was too busy draggin’ his feet.
  49. Dragon had an accomplice when he robbed the bank. He was his under-wing.
  50. Dragons love long walks in the forest. It’s the nature of the beast.
Natalie Grant (with child sleeping)
Written by Natalie Grant Updated on February 14th, 2023
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