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synonyms for antihero

  • bad guy
  • baddie
  • baddy
  • criminal
  • devil
  • scoundrel
  • sinner
  • blackguard
  • brute
  • caitiff
  • creep
  • evildoer
  • heavy
  • heel
  • libertine
  • lowlife
  • malefactor
  • mischief-maker
  • miscreant
  • offender
  • rapscallion
  • rascal
  • reprobate
  • wretch
  • enfant terrible

antonyms for antihero

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  • hero
  • heroine
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How to use antihero in a sentence

One of Succession’s smartest moves is the way it flips a common characteristic of the antihero drama — the main character is always six steps ahead — to reveal how “mastermind” status can mask toxic and abusive tendencies.
SUCCESSION TURNS A BOX OF DOUGHNUTS INTO A STEALTHY STATEMENT ABOUT ABUSEEMILY VANDERWERFFOCTOBER 25, 2021VOX
The core of Philipps’s book is Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, a senior enlisted SEAL and antihero who is portrayed as possessing almost superhuman powers.
ARE THE NAVY SEALS ACTUALLY AWFUL AT THEIR JOBS?GREG JAFFEAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Comedy has seen its share of influential male antiheroes as well, from “social assassin” Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm to New Girl’s prickly, problem-drinker love interest Nick Miller.
TED LASSO AND TV'S STRANGE QUEST TO BUILD THE PERFECT MANJUDY BERMANJULY 19, 2021TIME
In the late ’90s, The Sopranos ushered in the age of the antihero.
TED LASSO AND TV'S STRANGE QUEST TO BUILD THE PERFECT MANJUDY BERMANJULY 19, 2021TIME
The era of the female villain-turned-protagonist—or at least antihero—is in full swing, with Margot Robbie and Sarah Paulson recently taking on the roles of Harley Quinn and Nurse Ratched, respectively.
THE MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES OF SUMMER 2021PETER ALLEN CLARKMAY 12, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTIHERO

  • antagonist
  • antihero
  • bad actor
  • bad person
  • baddie
  • baddy
  • cad
  • con
  • convict
  • criminal
  • crook
  • felon
  • gangster
  • gunman
  • hoodlum
  • knave
  • lawbreaker
  • malefactor
  • miscreant
  • offender
  • reprobate
  • robber
  • rogue
  • ruffian
  • scoundrel
  • thief
  • villain
  • wrongdoer
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