usage note for heroine
OTHER WORDS FROM heroinesu·per·her·o·ine, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH heroineheroin, heroine
Words nearby heroine
How to use heroine in a sentence
Raya is a gorgeous, accessible film, with engaging characters, a winning heroine, and sumptuous animation from start to finish.
Back in Nome, as the families of Maurer, Crawford and Galle clamored for an investigation into the men’s fates, Ada became something of a celebrity, hailed in the press as a heroine on par with Robinson Crusoe.The Woman Who Survived Two Years Alone in the Arctic|Fiona Zublin|December 9, 2020|Ozy
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.
Presumably, while our formerly sad animated heroine picks daisies in her garden (and it is almost always hers, not his).Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year|Jay Michaelson|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
Besides, when he hears it's for that real heroine of a kidnapping story everybody was talking about, he'll be willing enough.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Mistral enumerates eight dramatic works treating the life of his heroine.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
But the reward for virtue, which frequently fails to make its appearance, waited upon our heroine.A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties|Charles Major
Who then can wonder that our young heroine should begin to think herself of more consequence than she really was?The Adopted Daughter|Elizabeth Sandham
The little girl heroine adds another to the list of favorites so well known to the young people.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith