Definition of folk hero
- He has become a folk hero in his home state because of the work he has done to help poor children.
: a group of kindred tribes forming a nation : people
: the great proportion of the members of a people that determines the group character and that tends to preserve its characteristic form of civilization and its customs, arts and crafts, legends, traditions, and superstitions from generation to generation
: a certain kind, class, or group of people
: originating or traditional with the common people of a country or region and typically reflecting their lifestyle
: of or relating to the common people or to the study of the common people
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