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antiheroic

[ an-tee-hi-roh-ik, an-tahy- ]

adjective

  1. (of a protagonist) possessing the characteristics of an anti-hero.
  2. (of a literary work) having an antihero as its protagonist.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of antiheroic1

First recorded in 1875–80; anti- + heroic

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