Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor.
- Of, relating to, or resembling the heroes of literature, legend, or myth.
- Having, displaying, or characteristic of the qualities appropriate to a hero; courageous: heroic deeds.
- Impressive in size or scope; grand: heroic undertakings.
- Of a size or scale that is larger than life: heroic sculpture.
- A line of heroic verse.
- Heroic behavior or action.
- Melodramatic behavior or language: "We trust the House . . . will come up with answers without all the political heroics” ( Atlanta Constitution).