antihero


an·ti·he·ro

noun \ˈan-tē-ˌhē-(ˌ)rō, ˈan-ˌtī-, -ˌhir-(ˌ)ō\

: a main character in a book, play, movie, etc., who does not have the usual good qualities that are expected in a hero

Full Definition of ANTIHERO

:  a protagonist or notable figure who is conspicuously lacking in heroic qualities
an·ti·he·ro·ic \ˌan-tē-hi-ˈrō-ik, ˌan-ˌtī-\ adjective

First Known Use of ANTIHERO

1714

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