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Definition of "virgin" []

  • A person who has not experienced sexual intercourse. (noun)
  • A chaste or unmarried woman; a maiden. (noun)
  • An unmarried woman who has taken religious vows of chastity. (noun)
  • The Virgin Mary. (noun)
  • Zoology A female insect or other arthropod that produces fertile eggs without copulating. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "virgin" in a sentence
  • "The film stars Carell as the title virgin, who works at a large electronics store and is basically a loner."
  • "Foods: The term virgin evokes purity, cleanliness, white."
  • "The word virgin was said about a thousand times, and every time she heard it, Celeste turned bright red."