Examples of virginal in a Sentence
The land is still in its virginal state.
one of the state's few remaining tracts of virginal prairie
Recent Examples of virginal from the Web
Thus, the Right deems Trump to be a virginal political victim, a neophyte undeserving of his critics’ vitriol.
Jane Birkin famously wore a virginal white crop top sans bra while on the arm of Serge Gainsbourg.
Particularly good is Dunst as a virginal spinster who leaps at the opportunity for a bit of romance, no matter how illicit.
What may surprise today’s audience is the lack of virginal white.
Today’s game is a pitching battle, one that looks simply virginal compared to the football’s CTE crisis or basketball’s superstar-centric, one-man showboating.
Curtain Call: Was a real-life virginal Janet at my performance?
Jane the Virgin has an outlandish premise (the virginal Jane is accidentally artificially inseminated at her gynecologist's office) but turns that into a surprisingly intimate story about family.
Cox’s Peggy is a dervish of dance energy wrapped up in a virginal package.
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First Known Use of virginal
Definition of virginal
: a small rectangular spinet having no legs and only one wire to a note and popular in the 16th and 17th centuries —often used in plural —called also pair of virginals
virginalistplay \ˈvər-jə-nəl-ist, ˈvərj-nə-list\ noun
Origin and Etymology of virginal
probably from Latin virginalis of a virgin, from virgin-, virgo
First Known Use: 1530See Words from the same year
VIRGINAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of virginal for English Language Learners
: having a young, pure, and innocent quality
: not changed from a natural or original condition
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