Synonyms of hero in English:

hero


See definition of hero

noun

1‘his father was a war hero’

SYNONYMS
brave man, champion, man of courage, great man, man of the hour, conquering hero, victor, winner, conqueror, lionheart, warrior, paladin, knight, white hat
chevalier
ANTONYMS

coward, loser

2‘a football hero’

SYNONYMS
star, idol, superstar, megastar, celebrity, celebutante, luminary, lion
ideal, ideal man, paragon, exemplar, shining example, perfect example
favourite, darling
knight in shining armour, knight on a white charger
beau idéal
informal celeb

3‘the hero of the film is a young pianist’

SYNONYMS
male protagonist, principal male character
principal male role, lead actor, lead, leading man, leading role, male lead, star role, starring role, star part, male star
ANTONYMS

villain