Virgin definition

vûrjĭn
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Like or suggesting a virgin because untouched, unmarked, pure, clean, etc.

Virgin snow.

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Being a virgin.
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Obtained directly from the first pressing.

Virgin olive oil.

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Happening for the first time; initial.

A ship's virgin voyage.

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Characteristic of or proper to a virgin; chaste; modest.
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Up to this time unused, unexplored, unworked, undiscovered, etc.

A virgin forest.

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Occurring uncombined in its native form.

Virgin silver.

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Being the first; initial.

A virgin effort.

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The Virgin Mary.
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Composed of virgins.
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Obtained from the first pressing, without the use of heat.
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A person who has not experienced sexual intercourse.
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The definition of a virgin is someone who has no experience in a particular situation.

An example of a hockey virgin is someone who has never played hockey or been to a hockey game.

An example of a virgin is a person who has never had sexual intercourse.

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Virgin describes someone or something pure, untouched or untainted.

An example of someone who would be described as a virgin is a virgin bride who has never had intercourse and who is innocent and pure.

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A person who is inexperienced in a given activity or field.
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A person who has not experienced sexual intercourse.
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A female virgin. Used chiefly in historical contexts.
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Made with the ingredients of a cocktail but without alcohol.
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Never having experienced sexual intercourse; chaste.
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(zoology) Relating to or being a virgin.
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(informal) A person who is entirely new to or inexperienced in a specified thing.

A stock market virgin.

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A woman, esp. a young woman, who has never had sexual intercourse.
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(archaic) An unmarried girl or woman.
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A female animal that has not copulated.
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A female insect that lays eggs without impregnation by the male.
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Made without alcohol.

A virgin piña colada.

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Obtained directly from an ore or raw material.
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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.

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(informal) One who has never used or experienced a specified thing.

I've never eaten tofu before - you could say I'm a tofu virgin.

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Any of several species of gossamer-winged butterflies of the family Lycaenidae.
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A female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect.
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In a state of virginity; chaste, not having had sexual intercourse.
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Of a physical object, untouched.

Virgin forest.

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Of olive oil, obtained by mechanical means, so that the oil is not altered.
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Of mixed drinks, not containing alcohol.

A virgin daiquiri.

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Mary, the mother of Jesus.
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The constellation and star sign Virgo.
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(UK) A conglomeration of various businesses founded by Richard Branson (Officially the "Virgin Group", but often dubbed the "Virgin Empire").
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Unaltered or barely altered by human action, especially:
  • Not traveled upon.
    Virgin snow.
  • Never having had trees removed or cut down.
    A virgin forest.
  • Never having been cultivated.
    Virgin land.
  • Not processed or refined.
    Virgin ore; virgin wood pulp.
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Inexperienced or about to gain first experience in a given activity or field.

A virgin skydiver.

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A man, esp. a youth, who has never had sexual intercourse.
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(zoology) An animal that has not mated or has not been fertilized.
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(epithet) the Virgin
  • Mary, the mother of Jesus
  • Virgo, the constellation and sixth sign of the zodiac
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
virgin
Plural:
virgins

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Virgin

Origin of virgin

  • Middle English from Old French virgine from Latin virgō virgin-

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French virgine, from Latin virginem (nominative: virgo).

    From Wiktionary