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ANTIHERO (antiheroes)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does antihero mean? 

ANTIHERO (noun)
  The noun ANTIHERO has 1 sense:

1. a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make him a hero (or her a heroine)

  Familiarity information: ANTIHERO used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANTIHERO (noun)


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Meaning:

A protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make him a hero (or her a heroine)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("antihero" is a kind of...):

agonist; protagonist (the principal character in a work of fiction)


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