What does Virgin mean?

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ˈvɜr dʒɪnVir·gin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. virginnoun

    a person who has never had sex

  2. Virgo, Virginnoun

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

  3. Virgo, Virgo the Virgin, Virginadjective

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

  4. virginadjective

    being used or worked for the first time

    "virgin wool"

  5. pure, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuousadjective

    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. virginnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

  2. virginnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

  3. virginadjective

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

    Etymology: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

  4. virginadjective

    Of a physical object, untouched.

    virgin forest

    Etymology: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

  5. virginadjective

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

    Etymology: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

  6. virginadjective

    Of mixed drinks, not containing alcohol.

    a virgin daiquiri

    Etymology: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

  7. Virginnoun

    Mary, the mother of Jesus.

    Etymology: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

  8. Virginnoun

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

    Etymology: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

  9. Virginnoun

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

    Etymology: From virgine, from virginem (nominative: virgo).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virginnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.]

  2. Virginnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.]

  3. Virginnoun

    see Virgo

    Etymology: [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.]

  4. Virginnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.]

  5. Virginnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.]

  6. Virginadjective

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

    Etymology: [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.]

  7. Virginadjective

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

    Etymology: [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.]

  8. Virginadjective

    not yet pregnant; impregnant

    Etymology: [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.]

  9. Virginverb

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

    Etymology: [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.]

Freebase

  1. Virgin

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Virgin

    vėr′jin, n. a maiden: a woman who has had no sexual intercourse with man: one devoted to virginity: a madonna, a figure of the Virgin: a person of either sex who has not known sexual intercourse: any female animal that has not copulated: a parthenogenetic insect: (astron.) Virgo, one of the signs of the zodiac.—adj. becoming a maiden: maidenly: pure: chaste: undefiled: fresh, new: parthenogenetic.—v.i. (Shak.) to continue chaste.—adj. Vir′ginal, maidenly: (zool.) parthenogenetic.—n. Virginā′le, a book of prayers and hymns to the Virgin Mary.—adj. Vir′gin-born, born of the Virgin, of Jesus Christ: (zool.) born by internal gemmation without impregnation.—ns. Virgin′ity, Vir′ginhood, the state of a virgin; Vir′gin-knot (Shak.), maidenly chastity, in reference to the unloosing of the girdles of Greek and Roman maidens on marriage.—adj. Vir′ginly, pure.—adv. chastely.—ns. Vir′gin's-bow′er, a species of clematis, hedge-vine; Vir′gin-wor′ship, adoration of the Virgin Mary; Vir′go, the Virgin, in the zodiac.—Virgin birth, generation, parthenogenesis; Virgin clay, in pottery, &c., clay which has never been fired.—The Virgin, The Blessed Virgin, the Virgin Mary, the mother of Christ. [O, Fr.,—L. virgo, virginis.]

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.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for Virgin »

  1. riving

  2. Irving

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Virgin in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Virgin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Virgin in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    A virgin woman has saved France as a virgin man has saved all mankind. (Une pucelle a sauvé la France, - Comme Un puceau a sauvé tous les hommes.)

  2. Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete:

    In the landscape as it stands today we are in good shape, But the position taken by BT when and if it launches in mobile will be a key event. Virgin and others already have converged offers, but we don’t see a major appetite from consumers. So we’ll see how that evolves.

  3. Nick Horby:

    People go on about places like Starbucks being unpersonal and all that, but what if that's what you want? I'd be lost if people like that got their way and there was nothing unpersonal in the world. I like to know that there are big places without windows where no one gives a shit. You need confidence to go into small places with regular customers... I'm happiest in the Virgin Megastore and Borders and Starbucks and Pizza Express, where no one gives a shit and no one knows who you are. My mum & dad are always going on about how soulless those places are, and I'm like Der. That's the point

  4. King Henry IV of France:

    ...Henri IV of France wisecracked that there were three things that nobody believed: that Archduke Albert was a good general, that he (Henri) was a good Catholic and the Queen of England was a virgin..." E.J. Burford, The Orrible Synne, Calders & Bayers, London, 1973, Ch. 13, p. 166.

  5. Peggy Kotsopoulos:

    Make your own homemade salad dressing with extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil. These oils are heart-healthy, great for your body and help absorb those precious nutrients veggies provide.

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