Definitions for virginˈvɜr dʒɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vir•ginˈvɜr dʒɪn(n.)

  1. a person who has never had sexual intercourse.

    Category: Sexuality

  2. an unmarried girl or woman.

    Category: Sexuality

  3. the Virgin, Mary, the mother of Jesus.

    Category: Religion

  4. Informal. any person who is uninitiated, uninformed, or the like.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  5. an animal, esp. a female, that has not copulated.

    Category: Zoology

  6. a female insect that lays viable eggs without male fertilization. the female resulting from such an egg.

    Category: Zoology

  7. (cap.) Virgo .

    Category: Astronomy, Astrology

  8. (adj.)being a virgin.

    Category: Sexuality

  9. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a virgin.

    Category: Sexuality

  10. pure; unsullied.

  11. first:

    the senator's virgin speech.

  12. without alloy or modification:

    virgin gold.

  13. not previously exploited or used:

    virgin timberlands.

  14. Zool. not fertilized.

    Category: Zoology

  15. (esp. of olive oil) obtained by the first light pressing and without the application of heat.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of virgin:

1150–1200; ME virgine < AF, OF < L virgin-, s. of virgō

Princeton's WordNet

  1. virgin(noun)

    a person who has never had sex

  2. Virgo, Virgin(noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo

  3. Virgo, Virgo the Virgin, Virgin(adj)

    the sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22

  4. virgin(adj)

    being used or worked for the first time

    "virgin wool"

  5. pure, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuous(adj)

    in a state of sexual virginity

    "pure and vestal modesty"; "a spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"

Wiktionary

  1. virgin(Noun)

    A person who has never had sexual intercourse, or sometimes, one who has never engaged in any sexual activity at all.

    I've always wanted to sleep with a virgin but I don't see it happening.

  2. virgin(Noun)

    Preceded by a noun, a person who has never used or experienced what is denoted by the noun.

    I've never used Google before uE000121537uE001 you could say I'm a Google virgin.

  3. virgin(Adjective)

    In a state of virginity; chaste, not having had sexual intercourse.

  4. virgin(Adjective)

    Of a physical object, untouched.

    virgin forest

  5. virgin(Adjective)

    Of olive oil, obtained by mechanical means, so that the oil is not altered.

  6. virgin(Adjective)

    Of mixed drinks, not containing alcohol.

    a virgin daiquiri

  7. Virgin(ProperNoun)

    Mary, the mother of Jesus.

  8. Virgin(ProperNoun)

    The common name for the constellation Virgo and another name for the star sign Virgo.

  9. Virgin(ProperNoun)

    A conglomeration of various businesses founded by Richard Branson (Officially the "Virgin Group", but often dubbed the "Virgin Empire").

  10. Origin: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virgin(noun)

    a woman who has had no carnal knowledge of man; a maid

  2. Virgin(noun)

    a person of the male sex who has not known sexual indulgence

  3. Virgin(noun)

    see Virgo

  4. Virgin(noun)

    any one of several species of gossamer-winged butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

  5. Virgin(noun)

    a female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect

  6. Virgin(adj)

    being a virgin; chaste; of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly; modest; indicating modesty; as, a virgin blush

  7. Virgin(adj)

    pure; undefiled; unmixed; fresh; new; as, virgin soil; virgin gold

  8. Virgin(adj)

    not yet pregnant; impregnant

  9. Virgin(verb)

    to act the virgin; to be or keep chaste; -- followed by it. See It, 5

Freebase

  1. Virgin

    Virgin was a Polish pop rock band created in 2000 that officially disbanded in 2007. Its lead singer was Dorota Rabczewska.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. virgin

    Unused; pristine; in a known initial state. “Let's bring up a virgin system and see if it crashes again.” (Esp.: useful after contracting a virus through SEX.) Also, by extension, buffers and the like within a program that have not yet been used.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'virgin' in Nouns Frequency: #2180


Translations for virgin

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

virgin(noun)

a person, especially a woman, who has had no sexual intercourse

She was still a virgin when she married.

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