Synonyms for hero

Synonyms for (noun) hero

Synonyms: hero

Definition: the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

Similar words: persona, part, role, theatrical role, character

Definition: an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

Usage: she played the part of Desdemona


Synonyms: poor boy, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, sub, Cuban sandwich, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, wedge, zep, bomber, Italian sandwich

Definition: 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

Similar words: sandwich

Definition: two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them


Synonyms: Hero

Definition: (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

Similar words: mythical being

Definition: an imaginary being of myth or fable


Synonyms: champion, fighter, hero, paladin

Definition: someone who fights for a cause

Similar words: defender, shielder, guardian, protector

Definition: a person who cares for persons or property


Synonyms: hero

Definition: (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god

Similar words: mythical being

Definition: an imaginary being of myth or fable


Synonyms: hero

Definition: a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength

Usage: RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain

Similar words: leader

Definition: a person who rules or guides or inspires others


Synonyms: Hero, Hero of Alexandria, Heron

Definition: Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)

Similar words: inventor, discoverer, artificer

Definition: someone who is the first to think of or make something


Similar words: mathematician

Definition: a person skilled in mathematics