Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A heroine; a female hero.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A heroine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female hero; a heroine.

Etymologies

hero +‎ -ess (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "We are meeting to sing praises not to the high and mighty but to bestow on unsung heroess what they deserve in the face of danger.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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