superhero [so̵̅o̅′pər hir′ō]
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The definition of a superhero is a made-up character having super powers and abilities.
An example of a superhero is Spiderman.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- an invincible, all-powerful hero of a kind found in comic books
- any person regarded as having extraordinary ability in some field
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
noun pl. su·per·he·roes
A figure, especially in a comic strip or cartoon, endowed with superhuman powers and usually portrayed as fighting evil or crime.