Definitions for heroineˈhɛr oʊ ɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

her•o•ineˈhɛr oʊ ɪn(n.)

  1. a woman of distinguished courage or ability, admired for her brave deeds and noble qualities.

  2. the principal female character in a story, play, film, etc.

    Category: Literature, Showbiz

Origin of heroine:

1650–60; < L hērōīnē < Gk hērōinē, fem. of hḗrōshero ; see -ine4

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heroine(noun)

    the main good female character in a work of fiction

  2. heroine(noun)

    a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. heroine(noun)ˈhɛr oʊ ɪn

    the most important female character in a book, play, movie, etc.

    the heroine of the novel

Wiktionary

  1. heroine(Noun)

    A female hero

  2. heroine(Noun)

    A female lead character

  3. Origin: Via Latin heroina from late (2nd century) ἡρωΐνη, a feminine equivalent of ἥρως "hero, demigod".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heroine(noun)

    a woman of an heroic spirit

  2. Heroine(noun)

    the principal female person who figures in a remarkable action, or as the subject of a poem or story

Freebase

  1. Heroine

    Heroine is the second studio album by American emo band From First to Last. It was released on March 21, 2006 through Epitaph Records. It peaked at number 25 on the Billboard 200, selling more than 33,000 copies within its first week. It is the band's highest-selling album, and has sold more than 232,000 copies as of April 2008. The album has spawned two singles: "The Latest Plague" and "Shame Shame". A B-side, "Save Us", has since been released via the band's official Myspace. It is the last album to include lead vocalist Sonny Moore, who began his own solo project afterwards and now records as Skrillex. Wes Borland was the album's bassist, since Jon Weisberg was forced to leave the band in 2005.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

heroin(noun)

a drug obtained from opium.

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