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Definition of folk hero:

(n) : culture. A hero, in reality or mythology, who is loathed by the rich and powerful but idolized by the common people, often stealing from or rebelling against the former to make life better for the latter
"convicted killer Devin Moore is considered a folk hero by the disillusioned youth and the gaming populace."
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Definition of folk hero:

(n) : culture. A hero, in reality or mythology, who is loathed by the rich and powerful but idolized by the common people, often stealing from or rebelling against the former to make life better for the latter
"convicted killer Devin Moore is considered a folk hero by the disillusioned youth and the gaming populace."

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