Definitions for virginalˈvɜr dʒə nl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vir•gin•alˈvɜr dʒə nl(adj.)
pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a virgin.
continuing in a state of virginity.
Zool. not fertilized.
Origin of virginal:
1400–50; late ME < L
vir•gin•alˈvɜr dʒə nl(n.)
Often, virginals. a rectangular harpsichord with the strings stretched parallel to the keyboard, the earlier types placed on a table: popular in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of virginal:
1520–30; appar. identical with virginal1
virginal, pair of virginals(adj)
a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries
characteristic of a virgin or virginity
"virginal white dresses"
untouched or undefiled
"nor is there anything more virginal than the shimmer of young foliage"- L.P.Smith
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"
A musical instrument in the harpsichord family.
Being or resembling a virgin.
Origin: From virginalis
of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly
an instrument somewhat resembling the spinet, but having a rectangular form, like the small piano. It had strings and keys, but only one wire to a note. The instrument was used in the sixteenth century, but is now wholly obsolete. It was sometimes called a pair of virginals
to play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat
Translations for virginal
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
of a virgin
Her face had a virginal look.
- virginalPortuguese (BR)
- وابسته به باکره ها؛ عفیفFarsi
- अक्षत, पवित्रHindi
- seperti perawanIndonesian
- eins ogá hreinni mey, óspilltur, óspjallaðurIcelandic
- mergiškas, mergaitėsLithuanian
- masih daraMalay
- وابسته به باکره ها؛ عفیفPersian
- دموسيقې يوه اّله چې په شپاړسمه او اوولسمه پيړۍ كښې استعماليدهPashto
- virginal, feciorelnicRomanian
- bakireye aitTurkish
- 處女(般)的Chinese (Trad.)
- невинний, непорочнийUkrainian
- دوشيزہ کي طرحUrdu
- trong trắngVietnamese
- 处女（般）的Chinese (Simp.)
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