noun, plural heroes; for 5 also heros.
a person noted for courageous acts or nobility of character:
He became a local hero when he saved the drowning child.
a person who, in the opinion of others, has special achievements, abilities, or personal qualities and is regarded as a role model or ideal:
My older sister is my hero. Entrepreneurs are our modern heroes.
AFRICAN AMERICAN FATHER- HERO
the principal male character in a story, play, film, etc.