hero

Listen:
 [ˈhɪərəʊ]


Inflections of 'hero' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
heroes
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
heros
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
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hero

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [war, medieval, childhood] hero
  2. is a true hero
  3. a fallen hero
  4. the hero of the [North, workers, poor]
  5. need a hero
  6. [idolize, admire, look up to] your hero
  7. [became, was considered] a hero [when, for]
  8. my [dad] is my hero
  9. my [dad, teacher] is a hero of mine
  10. the hero of our time
  11. a (new) hero for our time
  12. [was, became] (a) hero for a day
  13. turned him into a hero for a day
  14. the heroes of [Greek mythology, ancient Greece, classical antiquity]
  15. is a hero to [many, millions, children]
  16. don't try to be a hero
  17. a hero's [welcome, journey, tail]
n as adj
  1. hero worship
  2. a hero sandwich
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