antiheroic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

antihero +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

antiheroic (comparative more antiheroic, superlative most antiheroic)

  1. Of or pertaining to an antihero.
    • 2008 June 8, J. Hoberman, “When Chaplin Became the Enemy”, New York Times:
      “Monsieur Verdoux” may once again be timely, but the audacity of its statement derives less from Chaplin’s antiwar polemic than from his antiheroic pose.