Meaning of “heroine” in the English Dictionary

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"heroine" in British English

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heroinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈher.əʊ.ɪn/ us /ˈher.oʊ.ɪn/

a woman who is admired for having done something very brave or having achieved something great

the main female character in a book or film who is usually good:

the heroine of her latest novel

a woman who you admire very much


(Definition of “heroine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)