antiheroine definition

  • noun:
    • a female protagonist, like in a play or book, characterized by deficiencies in standard heroic qualities.
    • a lady protagonist whoever character and behavior are contrary to those regarding the old-fashioned heroine.
    • a lady protagonist just who proceeds in an unheroic manner, such as for example by criminal means, via cowardly actions, and for mercenary targets; a female antihero.

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