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usage note for heroine
OTHER WORDS FROM heroinesu·per·her·o·ine, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH heroineheroin, heroine
Words nearby heroine
Example sentences from the Web for heroine
Virgil stands for empire, too, but he’s also an interesting riff on a classic gothic trope, which is for there to be a sexual attraction tinged with violence between heroine and antihero.Gothic novels are obsessed with borders. Mexican Gothic takes full advantage.|Constance Grady|October 16, 2020|Vox
If the outbreak had been a movie, this would have been the scene where the heroine mobilizes an all-star squad of specialists to save the planet.
These new fiction releases are oddly compatible tales of gritty heroines on long-haul journeys in a natural world on the brink of destruction.
Even though victims groups see Haselberg as a heroine, she feels she could have done more.
The 30-something heroine glamorized the metropolis and its coveted name brands, Arora says.
The artist Mike Denison has set himself a challenge: to draw one picture a day for an entire year of his heroine Bea Arthur.Forever a Golden Girl: The Art of Being Bea Arthur|Tim Teeman|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mischievous and spirited, she was a heroine for generations of young girls who read and idolized her.Madeline’s New York Moment: Ludwig Bemelmans’ Heroine Comes Home|Erin Cunningham|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The context of “Let It Go” is this: Elsa, the heroine of Frozen, is able to turn anything to ice with the touch of her hand.Why These Marines Love ‘Frozen’—and Why It Matters|Aaron B. O’Connell|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the colour of the heroine's eyes and the tint of her hair are immaterial to her career, omit such hackneyed data.The Lure of the Pen|Flora Klickmann
Beauty and the Beast, the hero and heroine of a famous fairy tale.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
He dropped a few particulars of his hero in action; but the heroine eclipsed.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
Christabel, the heroine of an ancient romance entitled Sir Eglamour of Artois.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Speak to me of thy principal female character, be she heroine or no.'The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales|Arthur Conan Doyle