Thesaurus

hero

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hero

  1. 1 a person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion fans of the sports hero didn't care what the facts were—in their minds, he was innocent of all criminal charges Synonyms god, idol, icon (also ikon)Related Words beau ideal, classic, exemplar, ideal, model, nonpareil, paragon

  2. 2 a large sandwich on a long split roll shared a foot-long meatball hero with his friend Synonyms Cuban sandwich, grinder, submarine, hoagie (also hoagy), Italian sandwich, po'boy (also poor boy), sub, torpedo


Learn More about hero


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hero? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to give up a position of power

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!