HyperDic: heroine

English > 2 senses of the word heroine:
NOUNperson heroinethe main good female character in a work of fiction
person heroinea woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds
heroine > pronunciation
Soundshheh'rowahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > heroine: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe main good female character in a work of fiction.
Broadercharacter, role, theatrical role, part, personaAn actor's portrayal of someone in a play
Spanishheroína
Catalanheroïna
English > heroine: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds.
InstancesJudithJewish heroine in one of the books of the Apocrypha
McCauley, Mary McCauley, Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley, Molly Pitcherheroine of the American Revolution who carried water to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth Court House and took over her husband's gun when he was overcome by heat (1754-1832)
Broaderwoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishheroína
Catalanheroïna

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