Meaning of shero in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃɪərəʊ/

nounplural noun sheroes

  • A woman admired or idealized for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities; a heroine.

    • ‘what an amazing experience to be able to meet your shero’
    • ‘she is undoubtedly one of my generation's most iconic and influential sheroes’
    • ‘Harriet Tubman is an African-American shero.’
    • ‘I wanted to sit down with this hometown shero and talk about her history.’
    • ‘She was a shero, no doubt about it, and I am so proud to be connected to her in some small way.’
    • ‘Her bigger-than-life role was that of a role model, a "shero" to countless numbers of children.’
    • ‘What an amazing experience to be able to meet your shero.’
    • ‘They, like so many African-American women of their generation, were unsung and very quiet extraordinary sheroes.’
    • ‘I've been a Harry Potter nut since I was 10 years old so I was very nervous to meet one of my sheroes for the first time.’
    • ‘Many of my sheroes were neighbors, teachers, aunts, and my own sisters.’
    • ‘An art exhibition celebrating the forgotten sheroes of herstory opens today marking International Women's Day.’
    • ‘ It isn't often you are in the same room as all your sheroes.’


Mid 19th century blend of she and hero.