Synonyms and Antonyms for hero

1. hero (n.)

a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength

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2. hero-worship (v.)

love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol


3. hero (n.)

the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem


4. hero (n.)

someone who fights for a cause


5. hero (n.)

a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States


6. Hero (n.)

(Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her


7. hero (n.)

(classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god


8. Hero (n.)

Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)