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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