Meaning of antihero

an•ti•he•ro

Pronunciation: (an'tē-hēr"ō, an'tī-), [key]
— pl. -roes.
  1. a protagonist who lacks the attributes that make a heroic figure, as nobility of mind and spirit, a life or attitude marked by action or purpose, and the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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