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antihero (ˈæntaɪˌhɪroʊ Pronunciation for ˈæntiˌhɪroʊ Pronunciation for ˈæntɪˌhɪroʊ Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

Word forms:   plural ˈantiˌheroes
  1. the protagonist of a novel, play, etc. who lacks the virtues and estimable traits of a traditional hero

Derived Forms

ˌantiheˈroic adjective

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