Top Definition
someone who starts at the top, and goes down to the bottom due to a tragic flaw.
Macbeth is a tragic hero.
by wesdood January 02, 2007
2 more definitions
a hero who is not so forutnate and falls or dies based on hiw tragic flaw
Mcbeth in Beowolf
by marjan jankov December 15, 2003
someone who originally great in position/status/possessions/power and then falls from that greatness becoming nothing
Hamlet is a tragic hero
by v92d21s12 February 24, 2011

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