Synonyms of hero in English:

hero


See definition of hero

noun

1‘his father was a war hero’

SYNONYMS

brave man, champion, man of courage, great man, man of the hour, conquering hero, victor, winner, conqueror, lionheart, warrior, paladin, knight, white hat

chevalier

ANTONYMS

coward, loser

2‘a football hero’

SYNONYMS

star, idol, superstar, megastar, celebrity, celebutante, luminary, lion

ideal, ideal man, paragon, exemplar, shining example, perfect example

favourite, darling

knight in shining armour, knight on a white charger

beau idéal

informal celeb

3‘the hero of the film is a young pianist’

SYNONYMS

male protagonist, principal male character

principal male role, lead actor, lead, leading man, leading role, male lead, star role, starring role, star part, male star

ANTONYMS

villain