hero

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɪərəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhɪroʊ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hērō)


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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Sense: Noun: person distinguished for actions
Synonyms:
brave man, brave woman, heroine, superhero, man of courage, woman of courage, great woman, great man, war hero, shero (informal), hero of the hour, woman of the hour, man of the hour
Sense: Noun: idol
Synonyms:
idol, icon , god , role model, goddess , star , superstar, pop idol, champion
Sense: Noun: principal character in literature
Synonyms:
protagonist, main character, principal character, lead , lead character, leading character, heroine

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