Definition of 'superhero'
Example sentences containing 'superhero'
They played like superheroes for a hour.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
If we are not playing superheroes we are firemen.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He looked like a cartoon superhero that day.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2008)
And because it was the first time that a superhero film came round that dared to take itself seriously.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2010) The Sun (2014)
What they're selling are costumes for superheroes.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He became a real-life superhero just by dreaming about it.Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2016)
It'd be great to play my own superhero.The Sun (2015) The Sun (2011) Christianity Today (2000)
Being a real-life superhero is not without its perks.The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2012)
While fantasy is usually a positive play activity, children have been coming unstuck while playing at superheroes.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Getting a blockbuster summer rolling early, here are half a dozen superhero films for the price of one ticket.The Sun (2012)
But if they have a brilliant idea for a new superhero, they will usually steer clear of the big corporations.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
London has a new crime-fighting superhero.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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