Synonyms for hero
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Wiktionary1.4 / 5 votes
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 large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich.
The product chosen from several candidates to be photographed.
Princeton's WordNet1.8 / 20 votes
a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
"RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain"
the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
champion, fighter, hero, paladinnoun
someone who fights for a cause
belligerent, scrapper, zep, whiz, battler, maven, attack aircraft, protagonist, ace, paladin, whizz, friend, fighter aircraft, torpedo, booster, sub, hotshot, wiz, grinder, mavin, sensation, genius, star, submarine sandwich, title-holder, submarine, virtuoso, fighter, wizard, supporter, combatant, bomber, hoagy, adept, wedge, superstar, champ, hero sandwich, admirer, champion, hoagie, poor boy
Hero, Heron, Hero of Alexandrianoun
Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
(classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god
(Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her
bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zepnoun
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
gunman, gunslinger, chock, pigboat, hired gun, molar, paladin, hacek, torpedo, wedge heel, sub, gun, numbfish, shooter, crampfish, mill, wedge shape, submarine sandwich, milling machinery, submarine, zep, hit man, fighter, gun for hire, hitman, grinder, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, cuneus, hero sandwich, champion, hoagie, poor boy
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
The Hirulog (bivalrudin) and Early Reperfusion or Occlusion (HERO)-2 Trial
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The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
I define a hero as somebody, who against the judgement of other people, if they believe something will positively impact the world and they chose to do it and honor their integrity. That's what I sort of consider a hero, no matter how big or small a feat they create, and in that light, absolutely I think Edward Snowden is a hero.
behind every known hero there is an unknown hero who is called a teacher” -Quotes Teller( Aleejah Haider)
He is a war hero because he was captured, i like people that weren't captured, OK? I hate to tell you. He is a war hero because he was captured. OK, you can have -- I believe perhaps he is a war hero.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
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