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Definition of Virgin


  1. A woman who has had no carnal knowledge of man; a maid.
  2. A person of the male sex who has not known sexual indulgence.
  3. See Virgo.
  4. Any one of several species of gossamer-winged butterflies of the family Lycaenidae.
  5. A female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect.
  6. Being a virgin; chaste; of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly; modest; indicating modesty; as, a virgin blush.
  7. Pure; undefiled; unmixed; fresh; new; as, virgin soil; virgin gold.
  8. Not yet pregnant; impregnant.
  9. To act the virgin; to be or keep chaste; -- followed by it. See It, 5.

Virgin Translations

virgin in Dutch is ongerept, maagdelijk
virgin in French is pucelle, intact, vierge
virgin in German is unbeschrifteter/Jungfrau, fabrikneu, Fungfrau
virgin in Italian is intatto, nuovo di fabbrica
virgin in Latin is virgo
virgin in Portuguese is virgem
virgin in Spanish is virgen
virgin in Swedish is jungfru, oskuld