she·​ro | \ˈshir-(ˌ)ō \
plural sheroes

Definition of shero 

: a woman regarded as a hero

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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

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First Known Use of shero

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shero

blend of she and hero

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