Translation of hero in Spanish:

hero

héroe, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhɪroʊ/ /ˈhɪərəʊ/

nounplural heroes

  • 1

    (brave, admirable person)
    héroe masculine
    they were given a heroes' welcome los recibieron como a héroes
    • a hero of our time un héroe de nuestro tiempo
    • the hero of the hour el protagonista del momento
    • I admired players but my heroes were the ones who were doing what I wanted to be doing or achieving in a year's time.
    • Bridgette and Francoise concentrated their energy on admiring their current hero.
    • As a nation, we ought to be thankful for the courage of unsung heroes who have sacrificed much to protect society.
    • The whole class was filled with faces of disgust, but Nocte thought that it was noble of heroes to have hearts.
    • Facing the challenges of working in microgravity calls for fearless heroes and feats of courage.
    • Without wanting to cast a slur on the undoubted courage of those naval heroes, Edwin wanted to give his books a slightly more modern twist.
    • Generals and people who are war heroes rarely get his as hard as anyone else.
    • The search for eight unsung Milnrow heroes of the Great War is proving frustrating for local historian Ralph Davidson.
    • They may be dead and that is sad, and I feel for their families, but they are not martyrs or war heroes.
    • My boyhood heroes in baseball were Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Willie Mays.
    • Andrei Sakharov observed that we always prefer dead heroes to living men and women who may have made mistakes.
    • The first dismissal arrived just two minutes later when Hale turned from hero to villain.
    • He enjoys books about boxing heroes, Irish and English history, philosophy and political history.
    • The search is on to find an unsung sporting hero in Dulwich.
    • However, once in a while, one of those no-hopers turns it around and becomes an unlikely cult hero.
    • She never dreamed that she would be a decorated war hero.
    • Suddenly, the cowboy was elevated to the status of a national folk hero.
    • Mantle had become a folk hero by then and Maris naturally became the villain.
    • Last year additions were made to the inscription on the Cenotaph honouring the fallen heroes of Johannesburg.
    • Do the right thing: honor our fallen heroes and support our troops in the field.
  • 2

    (personal idol)
    héroe masculine
    ídolo masculine
  • 3

    (of novel, film, play)
    protagonista masculine, feminine
    • In several films the hero is a comical character, but the portrayal is gentle.
    • All of the book's heroes inspire readers to take action in our own neighborhoods and situations.
    • She's as strong and likable a female character as Davy is a male hero, making this a perfect bookend to book one.
    • For this critic, there were only three comic book heroes who he could truly identify with.
    • It is an expected addition to the bulging league of comic book heroes that have made the transition to celluloid.
    • Jimmy Shergil is fed up playing second fiddle to heroes in films.
    • The last three US box-office-topping films all feature macho heroes.
    • Hindi film heroes were still learning to find their way around trees on one leg with women extending support only silently.
    • Youngsters are impressionable as they are always trying to imitate the actions of their heroes in films and serials.
    • The occasion brought together two of the most talented heroes in the Tamil film industry.
    • Suicidal sheep and comic book heroes inhabit this beguiling collection of far-fetched fables.
    • Almost all of Dostoevsky's heroes are extremely introspective and verbal creatures.
    • To undo the damage, our heroes head to Tibet for the mysterious healing skills of the sequestered monks.
    • Ford is all the more impressive because he mainly played standard heroes.
    • The eponymous hero is played by the blue-eyed Peter O'Toole.
    • Mind you, the hero of this novel certainly got luckier than I ever did!
    • The heroes on the big screen belong only to the American culture and not to any other either.
    • The hero of the first novel, Benjamin Trotter, longs for his first love.
    • Sari was bemoaning the plight of the hero on screen.
  • 4

    (sandwich)
    • A little larger than a hero sandwich, it carries a box of flies, a tippet spool, and a pair of pliers.
    • In a Norwegian language class, my teacher illustrated the meaning of the word matpakke - ‘packed lunch’ - by reaching into her backpack and pulling out a hero sandwich wrapped in wax paper.
    • She sat on an overturned twenty-liter bucket (her clothes were too filthy to sit on anything else) and munched a hero sandwich with reflective enjoyment.
    • ‘I'm having what's left of my hero sandwich,’ he responded as he sat down with his midnight snack.
    • Tuna - a delicious food, so versatile that you can eat it in a hero sandwich, splash it on a salad, or bake it gently in the oven.
    • Russell recalled being mesmerized by a picture of a hero sandwich that Chicca, an excellent artist, had drawn for him.
    • He grabbed a hero sandwich and munched on it to hide away his embarrassment.
    • It's all the fun of your favorite meat and cheese hero sandwich elegantly mushed up and served in a bread bowl.
    • Ask about this, as commercial mozzarella adds a rubbery texture and no flavor to a hero.