virgin

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1vir·gin

noun \ˈvər-jən\

: a person who has not had sexual intercourse

: a person who does not have experience in a particular activity, job, etc.

Full Definition of VIRGIN

1
a :  an unmarried woman devoted to religion
b capitalized :  virgo
2
a :  an absolutely chaste young woman
b :  an unmarried girl or woman
3
capitalized :  virgin mary
4
a :  a person who has not had sexual intercourse
b :  a person who is inexperienced in a usually specified sphere of activity
5
:  a female animal that has never copulated

Examples of VIRGIN

  1. <a virgin in the world of comedy clubs, he's still learning to deal with hecklers>

Origin of VIRGIN

Middle English, from Anglo-French virgine, from Latin virgin-, virgo young woman, virgin
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with VIRGIN

2virgin

adjective

: never having had sexual intercourse

: not changed from a natural or original condition : not affected by human activity

of olive oil : obtained from the first light pressing of olives

Full Definition of VIRGIN

1
:  free of impurity or stain :  unsullied
2
:  chaste
3
:  characteristic of or befitting a virgin :  modest
4
:  fresh, unspoiled; specifically :  not altered by human activity <a virgin forest>
5
a (1) :  being used or worked for the first time (2) of a metal :  produced directly from ore by primary smelting
b :  initial, first
6
of a vegetable oil :  obtained from the first light pressing and without heating
7
:  containing no alcohol <a virgin daiquiri>

Examples of VIRGIN

  1. <virgin boys are sometimes unfairly teased>
  2. <the state's only remaining virgin forest>

First Known Use of VIRGIN

14th century

Vir·gin

geographical name \ˈvər-jən\

Definition of VIRGIN

river 200 miles (322 kilometers) SW Utah & SE Nevada flowing to Lake Mead

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