antihero + -ic or anti- + heroic
antiheroic (comparative more antiheroic, superlative most antiheroic)
- (narratology) Of, pertaining to or typical of an antihero.
2008 June 8, J. Hoberman, “When Chaplin Became the Enemy”, in 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.
pertaining to or typical of an antihero