US: /ˈhɛɹoʊən/
UK: /hˈɛɹə‍ʊˌɪn/

English Vietnamese dictionary

heroine /'herouin/
  • danh từ
    • nữ anh hùng
    • nhân vật nữ chính (trong các tác phẩm văn học)

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 a girl or woman who is admired by many for doing sth brave or good: the heroines of the revolution
2 the main female character in a story, novel, film/movie, etc: The heroine is played by Demi Moore. + Shakespeare's heroines
3 a woman that you admire because of a particular quality or skill that she has: Madonna was her teenage heroine.

Thesaurus dictionary

(female) lead, leading actress or lady, prima donna or ballerina, première danseuse, diva:
The heroine was played by Mme Kropeczka.

Collocation dictionary


Violetta is one of the great tragic heroines of Verdi's operas.
| national | romantic, tragic | unsung
She remains one of the unsung heroines of the Second World War.
| childhood
She was thrilled to be interviewing her childhood heroine.
| eponymous
Jane Eyre, the eponymous heroine of the novel by Charlotte Bronte
| sporting

Concise English dictionary

+the main good female character in a work of fiction
+a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds

heroes|heroine|heroines'hɪrəʊ /'hɪər
+a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
+the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
+someone who fights for a cause
+Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
+(classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god
+(Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her
+a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States