Definition of superhero
: a fictional hero having extraordinary or superhuman powers; also : an exceptionally skillful or successful person
Examples of superhero in a Sentence
The people who do this dangerous work are real-life superheroes who deserve our gratitude.
Recent Examples of superhero from the Web
Join the Jefferson County Master Gardeners for a show and tell of plants and insects with superhero traits.
IN A forest outside St Petersburg this month, a group of young people discussed ideas for modern Russian superheroes.
The set of a superhero movie can also be a breeding ground for romance, as exemplified by the latest rumor about Spider-Man: Homecoming co-stars Tom Holland and Zendaya.
Hit the pool for games, a movie, splash time and superhero photo opps Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach ($6, 6-10 p.m.) and T-Y Park in Hollywood ($7, 6-8 p.m.).
And despite Spider-Man: Homecoming making so many smart choices, truly nothing can stop a superhero movie from having an overlong final fight that eventually devolves into two people bashing each other in low light.
Fargo creator Noah Hawley’s superhero adaptation set in a psych ward is technically in the X-Men universe, but couldn’t have much less to do with the blockbuster world of the movie series.
A female director helming a superhero film, and a marquee one at that!
The film earned much better ratings than other recent superhero movies.
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First Known Use of superhero
SUPERHERO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of superhero for English Language Learners
: a fictional character who has amazing powers (such as the ability to fly)
: a very heroic person
SUPERHERO Defined for Kids
Definition of superhero for Students
: a fictional hero having extraordinary or superhuman powers
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