Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “virgin” en inglés

virgin

noun [C] uk   /ˈvɜː.dʒɪn/ us    /ˈvɝː-/
C2 someone who has never had sex: She remained a virgin till she was over thirty. D'you think he's still a virgin? humorous a person with no experience of a particular activity

virgin

adjective uk   /ˈvɜː.dʒɪn/ us    /ˈvɝː-/

virgin adjective (AREA/THING)

C2 describes a forest or an area of land that has not yet been cultivated (= used to grow crops) or used by people: The railway is being extended into areas of virgin forest. describes oil, especially olive oil, that is made directly from pressing the fruit, rather than by using heat: extra virgin olive oil [before noun] literary pure and not spoiled, especially when describing something white: a virgin sheet of paper (= one not written on)

virgin adjective (PERSON)

[before noun] never having had sex: a virgin bride
virginal
adjective uk   /-dʒɪ.nəl/ us  
virginal innocence/modesty/purity
virginity
noun [U] uk   /vəˈdʒɪn.ɪ.ti/ us    /vɚˈdʒɪn.ə.t̬i/
She lost her virginity at the age of 16 to the boy next door.
(Definition of virgin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de virgin
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “virgin” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

wave

to raise your hand and move it from side to side as a way of greeting someone, telling someone to do something, or adding emphasis to an expression

Palabra del día

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Aprende más 

silver splicer noun

November 17, 2014
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement

Aprende más