having the characteristics of a hero; of heroes; very brave
"an epic voyage"
"of heroic proportions"
"the heroic age"
"the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"
"an expansive lifestyle"
"in the grand manner"
"collecting on a grand scale"
"made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber"
"the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war"
"they took heroic measures to save his life"
He stood in a heroic posture, his legs braced and his revolver arm steady.
出自： J. Masters
He didn't like shopping any better than she did, so his trip verged on the heroic.
出自： M. Piercy
The heroic transatlantic crossings of certain butterflies.
出自： A. S. Byatt