Definition: 1. a woman admired or idealized for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. 2. the chief female character in a book, play, or movie, who is typically identified with good qualities, and with whom the reader is expected to sympathize. 3. (in mythology and folklore) a woman of superhuman qualities and often semidivine origin, in particular, one whose dealings with the gods were the subject of ancient Greek myths and legends.
Example: “My mom is a heroine.”