Definition of superhero in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈso͞opərˌhirō/

noun (plural superheroes)

A benevolent fictional character with superhuman powers, such as Superman.
Example sentences
  • I could name you a dozen superheroes whose powers I'd like to have.
  • What, superheroes have silly powers and can do impossible things?
  • It was rather strange that their real-life was weirder then the comic-scape of fictional superheroes.

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Syllabification: su·per·he·ro

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