What does the word hero mean?

Usage examples for hero

  1. Now look you, Dobble, I am no hero, but I'm not such a coward as you- and you know it. – The Fatal Boots by William Makepeace Thackeray
  2. He, Bob Flixton, the hero of so many bonnes fortunes, to be refused! – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. Of Guy of Warwick, the great warrior and hero, I shall tell you more when we are at Guy's Cliff, where he lived. – John and Betty's History Visit by Margaret Williamson