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a large sandwich consisting of a small loaf of bread filled with any of various ingredients, as cold cuts and cheese or sausage and peppers.Also called hero.
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|Noun||1.||hero sandwich - a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States|
hoagie, hoagy, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, Cuban sandwich, grinder, submarine sandwich, zep, torpedo, wedge, submarine, bomber, hero
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them