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Noun: heroics  hi'row-iks
  1. Ostentatious, vainglorious, extravagant or melodramatic conduct
    "heroics are for those epic films they make in Hollywood"
Noun: heroic  hi'row-ik
  1. A verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
    - heroic verse, heroic meter

Type of: acting, epic, epic poem, epos, heroic poem, performing, playacting, playing

Encyclopedia: Heroic