NounHero (plural Heroes)
- A real or mythical person of great bravery who carries out extraordinary deeds.
- A role model.
- The main protagonist in a work of fiction.
- A champion.
- An unwilling sufferer of an act of terrorism, terminal disease, or other tragedy.
- A large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich
- Someone who possesses supernatural powers (in fiction) such as Superman.
Adjectives for Hero
unambitious; grotesque; noble; ghostly; beauteous; self-made; admirable; wonder-working; overbearing; martyred; spiritual; chivalrous; scatterbrained; ornithological; fettered; picturesque; classic; omnipresent; unassuming; stalwart; fabulous; incompetent; energetic; honored; renowned; contemporary; mythic; legendary; vulgar; gentle; immaculate; doughty; stout;worthy; transcendental; portentous; immortal; barbarous; discomfited; erring; illustrious; incomparable; splendid.
Verbs for Hero
acclaim—; admire—; cheer—; decorate—; distinguish—; emulate—; enhance—; esteem —; glorify—; hail as—; honor—; identify oneself with—; indebt to—; pity—; respect —; reverence—; shoulder—; supplant—; sympathize with—; venerate—; worship—; —achieves; —braves; —conquers; —courts; —deserves; —excels in; —fades; —regales; —rescues; —rises; —suffers; —withers.
Synonyms for Hero
- (sandwich): grinder, hoagie, hoagy, poor boy, po' boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge
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