Definition of Spider-Man from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Spider-Man

 
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a US cartoon character in Marvel Comics, created in 1962 by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. He is Peter Parker, a newspaper photographer who changes into Spider-Man to fight criminals. He has great strength and can climb buildings. He has also appeared in films and television cartoons.