Herniation Hero-worship

Hero

Meanings and phrases

Hero

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century); Heron; Hero of Alexandria
  2. (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

hero

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
  2. the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
  3. someone who fights for a cause; champion; fighter; paladin
  4. 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; bomber; grinder; hero sandwich; hoagie; hoagy; Cuban sandwich; Italian sandwich; poor boy; sub; submarine; submarine sandwich; torpedo; wedge; zep
  5. (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god

Hero of Alexandria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century); Hero; Heron

football hero

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a football player who has achieved a reputation for success

hero sandwich

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 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; bomber; grinder; hero; hoagie; hoagy; Cuban sandwich; Italian sandwich; poor boy; sub; submarine; submarine sandwich; torpedo; wedge; zep

hero worship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. admiration for great men (or their memory)

hero worshiper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who worships heroes; hero worshipper

hero worshipper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who worships heroes; hero worshiper

national hero

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Today he is considered a national hero in Hungary.
  • Babur is considered a national hero in Uzbekistan.
  • After his death he was honored as a national hero.

war hero

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Nonetheless, this deed made him a celebrated war hero.
  • After the war, he is remembered as a war hero in Singapore.
  • It bears the name of the politician and civil war hero Leandro Gómez.

folk hero

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She is considered a British folk hero.
  • St. Malo became a folk hero after his execution in New Orleans on June 19, 1784.
  • The village had been once a residency of Juraj Jánošík, legendary Slovak folk hero.

local hero

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was named after the local hero Gazi Osman Paşa.
  • In that show's encore, local hero Bob Seger appeared to duet with Springsteen on "Thunder Road".
  • As the local hero, he is known to punish his enemies by cutting a "Z" shaped mark into them with the tip of his blade.

action hero

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hence he was more of an action hero than a romantic one.
  • This was the time in which Vijay transformed himself from a romantic hero into an action hero.
  • Her other television roles included parts in "The Visitation" and the popular action hero show "".

legendary hero

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Perun is also sometimes conflated with the legendary hero Elijah of Murom.
  • Among these, the most prestigious suggests that the city was founded by the Greek legendary hero "Ajax" and named after him.
  • Moreover, by this time, there were local traditions that attributed the erection of these pillars to the legendary hero Bhima.
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