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hero /ˈhiroʊ/ noun
plural heroes or in sense 3 heros
hero
/ˈhiroʊ/
noun
plural heroes or in sense 3 heros
Learner's definition of HERO
[count]
: a person who is admired for great or brave acts or fine qualities
: a person who is greatly admired
Hero can refer to either a man or a woman, but it is often used to refer specifically to a man. The specific word for a woman who is brave and admired is heroine.
see also folk hero
: the chief male character in a story, play, movie, etc.
US plural usually heros : submarine sandwich
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