Engelsk ordbok

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Engelsk substantiv: hero

1. hero (om person) a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkleader

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkArmin, Arminius, Hermann, Job

2. hero (om erkjendelse) the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcharacter, part, persona, role, theatrical role

3. hero (om person) someone who fights for a cause

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)champion, fighter, paladin

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdefender, guardian, protector, shielder

4. Hero (om person) Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)Hero of Alexandria, Heron

Eksempler på mindre spesifikke uttrykkartificer, discoverer, inventor, mathematician

5. hero (om person) (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmythical being

Overordnet kategoriclassical mythology

6. Hero (om person) (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

Eksempler på mindre spesifikke uttrykkmythical being

Overordnet kategoriGreek mythology

7. hero (om mat) 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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bomber, Cuban sandwich, grinder, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep

Mindre spesifikke uttrykksandwich

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