this sense?) A real or mythical person of great bravery who carries out extraordinary deeds. (noun)
A role model. (noun)
The main protagonist in a work of fiction. (noun)
A large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich. (noun)
The product chosen from several candidates to be photographed. (noun)
Examples of word hero
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Look as you please; if he had not been here, and a hero, -- a _hero_, -- I should be devoured by the flames.
But somehow or another, the term hero has been cheapened.
In the same time period, NBC's little show that could, Chuck (8/7c), finds the title hero on a personal mission, tracking down his MIA spy mom (Linda Hamilton, very badass) while pretending to give up the spy game.
If Captain Sullenberger doesn't like the label hero, he would probably like sage even less.