antihero = 'anti-establishment hero'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 16 01:02:48 UTC 2010

The Robin Hood of legend was the classic antihero—an aristocrat who donned
the garb of ordinary peasants and took up their cause of opposing taxation
and other feudal obligations while an absentee king fought in foreign wars.

"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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