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antihero in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishantiheroan‧ti‧her‧o /ˈæntɪˌhɪərəʊ $ -ˌhɪroʊ/ noun (plural antiheroes) [countable] 🔊 🔊 ALa main character in a book, play, or film who is an ordinary or unpleasant person and lacks the qualities that you expect a hero to have
Examples from the Corpus
antiheroIn all fairness, Maskelyne is more an antihero than a villain, probably more hardheaded than hard-hearted.