What does heroine mean?

Definitions for heroineˈhɛr oʊ ɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word heroine.

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


  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

  3. Origin: [F. hrone, L. heroina, Gr. , fem. of . See Hero.]


  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heroine in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heroine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Simone Weil:

    To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself.

  2. Jean Paul:

    No heroine can create a hero through love of one, but she can give birth to one.

  3. Ray Douglas Bradbury:

    Find out what your hero or heroine wants, and when he or she wakes up in the morning, just follow him or her all day.

  4. Gino Vezzini:

    This was one of the best Fidelios I have ever seen, kampe lived the role, whether she sang or recited, she was a true heroine.

  5. Jane Austen:

    But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.

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