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"


  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

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


  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

Anagrams for virgin »

  1. riving

  2. Irving

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  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. Oscar Levant:

    I knew her before she was a virgin.

  2. Brian Kelly:

    Delta’s partnered with Virgin Atlantic.

  3. Edward Dahlberg:

    What men desire is a virgin who is a whore.

  4. Margaret "Stevie" Smith:

    If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."

  5. L. P. Hartley, The Go-Between:

    As for the Virgin, the one distinctively female figure in the galaxy.

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