shero

noun
she·​ro | \ ˈshir-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce shero (audio) \
plural sheroes

Definition of shero

: a woman regarded as a hero

Examples of shero in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar Moms belong this league of sheros. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Mother's Day gifts: Every piece of chocolate in this box honors a famous woman," 26 Apr. 2018 I don’t know about yours, but my mom was a shero who rated a lot more than a card and brunch on Mother’s Day. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Mother's Day gifts: Every piece of chocolate in this box honors a famous woman," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of shero

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shero

blend of she and hero

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“Shero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shero. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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