- The definition of a superhero is a made-up character having super powers and abilities.
An example of a superhero is Spiderman.
superhero definition by Webster's New World
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- an invincible, all-powerful hero of a kind found in comic books
- any person regarded as having extraordinary ability in some field
superhero definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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.