Definition and Meanings for hero
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Part of Speech of hero
Etymology of hero
Meaning of hero
- an illustrious man, supposed to be exalted, after death, to a place among the gods; a demigod, as hercules.
- a man of distinguished valor or enterprise in danger, or fortitude in suffering; a prominent or central personage in any remarkable action or event; hence, a great or illustrious person.
- the principal personage in a poem, story, and the like, or the person who has the principal share in the transactions related; as achilles in the iliad, ulysses in the odyssey, and aeneas in the aeneid.