Definition of HEROES

noun : HEROES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength; "RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem ;

  • 4. (

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

  • 5. (

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

  • 6. (

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


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