Definitions For Hero

noun

  • 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

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
6

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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