from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman protagonist, as in a play or book, characterized by a lack of traditional heroic qualities.
- n. A woman protagonist whose character and behavior are contrary to those of the traditional heroine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A female protagonist who proceeds in an unheroic manner, such as by criminal means, via cowardly actions, or for mercenary goals; a female antihero.
anti- + heroine. (Wiktionary)