A person revered especially for noble courage
A famous person
One distinguished for action
Principal male character in a literary composition
"My dear fellow, you are a hero!" said Bilibin.
"My hero," she smiled.
I'm no hero in my dreams.
Heracles is the hero who brings back the golden apples to mankind again.
It then dawned that the tale's hero was one of the men she was angry at: the man who claimed to be her lifemate.