Noun Definition


1.Definition: (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god

Category: People

2.Definition: (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

Category: People

3.Definition: 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

Related Noun(s):bomber, grinder, hoagie, sub, torpedo, wedge, zep

Category: Food

4.Definition: a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength

"RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain"

Category: People

5.Definition: Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)

Related Noun(s):hero of alexandria, heron

Category: People

6.Definition: someone who fights for a cause

Related Noun(s):champion, fighter, paladin

Category: People

7.Definition: the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

Category: General