antihero + -ic
antiheroic (comparative more antiheroic, superlative most antiheroic)
- 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.