Hero in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is hero a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word hero is a Scrabble US word. The word hero is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Is hero a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word hero is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

H4E1R1O1

Is hero a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word hero is a Words With Friends word. The word hero is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Hero

You can make 18 words from 'hero' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'hero'

HERO 7HOER 7
HORE 7 

3 letters words from 'hero'

HER 6HOE 6
ORE 3REH 6
REO 3RHO 6
ROE 3 

2 letters words from 'hero'

EH 5ER 2
HE 5HO 5
OE 2OH 5
OR 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of hero

hero ehro hreo rheo erho reho heor ehor hoer oher eohr oehr hroe rhoe hore ohre rohe orhe eroh reoh eorh oerh roeh oreh

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word hero. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in hero.

Definitions and meaning of hero

hero

Etymology

From Old French heroes, from Latin hērōs (hero), from Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, demi-god, hero), from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to watch over, protect). Related to Latin servo (protect). Displaced Middle English heleð, haleð, from Old English hæleþ.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈhɪɹoʊ/, /ˈhiɹoʊ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈhɪəɹəʊ/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ˈhɛəɹoʊ/
  • Hyphenation: he‧ro
  • Rhymes: -ɪəɹəʊ

Noun

hero (plural heroes, feminine heroine)

  1. Somebody who possesses great bravery and carries out extraordinary or noble deeds.
  2. A role model.
  3. The protagonist in a work of fiction.
  4. (poker) The current player, especially an hypothetical player for example and didactic purposes. Compare: villain (any opponent player). Not to be confused with hero call (a weak call against a supposed bluff).
    Let's discuss how to play if the hero has KK, and there's an ace on board.
  5. (US) A large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich.
  6. (food styling, chiefly attributive) The product chosen from several candidates to be photographed.
    • 2003, Solomon H. Katz, William Woys Weaver, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
      The preparation of the hero food involves any number of specialized techniques food stylists have developed to deal with the demands of photographing food.
    • 2008, Linda Bellingham, Jean Ann Bybee, Brad G. Rogers, Food Styling for Photographers (page 8)
      Protect the hero food. Whether the hero items are on a table in the studio or in the refrigerator, freezer, etc., be sure they are identified as hero items and not for consumption.
    • 2008, David Random, Defying Gravity (page 24)
      The food stylists this day had spent inordinate amounts of time preparing the hero product for a close-up scene.
  7. (web design) The eye-catching top portion of a web page, sometimes including a hero image; the portion above the fold.

Synonyms

  • see Thesaurus:hero
  • (sandwich): see sub

Derived terms

Related terms

  • heroine (hero (female))

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • Rohe, heor, hoer, rheo-, rohe

Cebuano

Etymology

From English hero, from Old French heroes, from Latin hērōs (hero), from Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, demi-god, hero), from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to watch over, protect).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: he‧ro

Noun

hero

  1. a hero

German

Adverb

hero

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of her

Further reading

  • “hero” in Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm, 16 vols., Leipzig 1854–1961.

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Pronunciation

Verb

hero

  1. to love

Middle English

Determiner

hero

  1. Alternative form of here (their)

References

  • “her(e (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 12 June 2018.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a brave man.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)