What does superhero mean?

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ˈsu pərˌhɪər oʊsu·per·hero

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Wiktionary

  1. superhero(Noun)

    Any kind of fantasy/science fiction crime-fighting character, often with supernatural powers or equipment, in popular children's and fantasy literature.

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  1. Superhero

    A superhero is a type of stock character possessing "extraordinary or superhuman powers" and dedicated to protecting the public. Since the debut of the prototypical superhero Superman in 1938, stories of superheroes—ranging from brief episodic adventures to continuing years-long sagas—have dominated American comic books and crossed over into other media. The word itself dates to at least 1917. A female superhero is sometimes called a superheroine. "SUPER HEROES" is a trademark co-owned by DC Comics and Marvel Comics. By most definitions, characters do not strictly require actual superhuman powers to be deemed superheroes, although terms such as costumed crime fighters or masked vigilantes are sometimes used to refer to those such as Batman and Green Arrow without such powers who share other common superhero traits. Such characters were generally referred to as "mystery men" in the so-called Golden Age of Comic Books to distinguish them from characters with super-powers. Normally, superheroes use their powers to counter day-to-day crime while also combating threats against humanity by supervillains, their criminal counterparts. Often, one of these supervillains will be the superhero's archenemy. As well, some longrunning superheroes, such as Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Iron Man each has a rogues gallery of enemies. As well, superheroes sometimes will combat such irregular threats as aliens, magical/fantasy entities, American war enemies such as nazism or communism, and godlike or demonic creatures.

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    Daniel
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How to say superhero in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of superhero in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of superhero in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of superhero in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Sebastian:

    It perfectly represents the strength and courage of this little superhero.

  2. Talia Savren-McCormick:

    Anyone could be somebody who saves a life, you don't have to be a superhero.

  3. Jerri Jackson:

    He loved superhero movies and he wanted to go, but he was having trouble getting tickets.

  4. Valdo Panzera Jr.:

    If Megan Panzera wasn't pregnant, we would've been up in the front. He's a superhero and he doesn't even know it.

  5. Kevin Bacon:

    Hey Marvel I have an idea for a superhero, it’s me, and guess what, I have an infinity stone on the tip of my weiner.

Images & Illustrations of superhero

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