What does virginal mean?

Definitions for virginalˈvɜr dʒə nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. virginal, pair of virginals(adj)

    a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries

  2. virginal(adj)

    characteristic of a virgin or virginity

    "virginal white dresses"

  3. virginal(adj)

    untouched or undefiled

    "nor is there anything more virginal than the shimmer of young foliage"- L.P.Smith

  4. 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"


  1. virginal(Noun)

    A musical instrument in the harpsichord family.

  2. virginal(Adjective)

    Being or resembling a virgin.

  3. Origin: From virginalis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virginal(adj)

    of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly

  2. Virginal(noun)

    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

  3. Virginal(verb)

    to play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat

  4. Origin: [L. virginalis: cf. F. virginal.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Virginal

    vėr′jin-al, n. an old keyed musical instrument, oblong in shape, one of the three forms of the harpsichord.—v.i. (Shak.) to finger, as on a virginal.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of virginal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of virginal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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