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hero Idioms & Phrases


football hero

  • noun a football player who has achieved a reputation for success
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hero of alexandria

  • noun Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
    Heron; Hero.
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hero sandwich

  • noun 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
    wedge; bomber; hero; sub; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.
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Hero worship

  • noun admiration for great men (or their memory)
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  • extravagant admiration for great men, likened to the ancient worship of heroes.
Webster 1913

hero worshiper

  • noun someone who worships heroes
    hero worshiper.
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hero worshipper

  • noun someone who worships heroes
    hero worshiper.
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hero-worship

  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles
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