Dictionary

superhero

noun su·per·hero \-ˌhir-(ˌ)ō, -ˌhē-(ˌ)rō\

: a fictional character who has amazing powers (such as the ability to fly)

: a very heroic person

Full Definition of SUPERHERO

:  a fictional hero having extraordinary or superhuman powers; also :  an exceptionally skillful or successful person

Examples of SUPERHERO

  1. The people who do this dangerous work are real-life superheroes who deserve our gratitude.

First Known Use of SUPERHERO

1917

Rhymes with SUPERHERO

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: superhetPrevious Word in the Dictionary: superhelixAll Words Near: superhero
March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears