Definitions For Hero


  • The principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
  • A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
  • (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her
  • Someone who fights for a cause
  • (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god
  • A man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
  • Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
  • A person who is admired for great or brave acts or fine qualities
  • A person who is greatly admired
  • The chief male character in a story, play, movie, etc.

Is Hero a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Hero is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hero in a Sentence

  • He returned from the war a national hero.
  • The hero of a rescue
  • She was a hero for standing up to the government.

Synonyms for Hero

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