What does virgin mean?

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ˈvɜr dʒɪnvir·gin

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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.

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

  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.

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

  3. virgin(Adjective)

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

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

  4. virgin(Adjective)

    Of a physical object, untouched.

    virgin forest

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

  5. virgin(Adjective)

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

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

  6. virgin(Adjective)

    Of mixed drinks, not containing alcohol.

    a virgin daiquiri

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

  7. Virgin(ProperNoun)

    Mary, the mother of Jesus.

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

  8. Virgin(ProperNoun)

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

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

  9. Virgin(ProperNoun)

    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. Virgin(noun)

    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. Virgin(noun)

    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. Virgin(noun)

    see Virgo

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

  4. Virgin(noun)

    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. Virgin(noun)

    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. Virgin(adj)

    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. Virgin(adj)

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

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

  8. Virgin(adj)

    not yet pregnant; impregnant

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

  9. Virgin(verb)

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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  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. Brent Shannon:

    I reckoned we were in for a chance, it was in a bit of virgin ground, which means it's untouched and hasn't been mined.

  2. Jemal Ahmed:

    Ethiopia is one of the very few countries which has opportunities to invest in virgin land. For us, (tea) was just a startup but the next step will be big.

  3. Colton Hayes Underwood:

    [ Being a virgin ] needs to be normalized ; it's just who I am and what I believe in, i hold a lot of value in it and I hold it to a high standard. I'm just waiting for the right heart.

  4. Bob Goodlatte:

    Citizens deserve a clear answer on how the government of the Virgin Islands intends to implement this and any future emergency executive orders that may impact their constitutional right to bear arms and defend themselves in an emergency.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Whether you will be rich, whether you will find your love, whether you will become happy in life, whether you will find yourself in this world, it all depends on the exchange rate. It doesn't matter where you work, what matters is how much you get paid. 2. Inflation will level out all social inequality, all classes of society will turn into a ghetto. The truth will turn into brutal gangsta rap. 3. A rich man thinks like a sultan. More secret wives, more mistresses, more prostitutes, he is not a prince, he just bought you like a barbie at a sex toy store. 4. Mercantile people in love see only benefit, but not the truth. 5. 1. By flushing the sperm down the toilet, you flush the lucky ones. Lucky ones considering the economic situation. 2. With inflation rising, a person has a serious relationship with a masturbator. 6. You have problems with erection do not worry with our currency you will not need it. 7. You may remain a virgin for life, but you will be a rich virgin. 8. It's funny to watch the ladies strive to find a prince with a depreciating currency. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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