Denizione di  virgin - dizionario di inglese del sito - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua virgin



virgin (plural virgins)

  1. A person who has never had sexual intercourse, or sometimes, one who has never engaged in any sexual activity at all.
    Ive always wanted to sleep with a virgin but I dont see it happening.
  2. (informal) Preceded by a noun, a person who has never used or experienced what is denoted by the noun.
    Ive never used Google before – you could say Im a Google virgin.

virgin (not comparable)

  1. In a state of virginity; chaste, not having had sexual intercourse.
    • 1913, DH Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, Penguin 2006, p. 294:
      He was now about twenty-three years old, and, though still virgin, the sex instinct that Miriam had over refined for so long now grew particularly strong.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 314:
      Helvidius [...] took the plain meaning of scripture to say that Jesus patently had brothers and sisters, so therefore his mother, Mary, had enjoyed a normal family life rather than remaining perpetually virgin.
  2. Of a physical object, untouched.
    virgin forest
  3. Of olive oil, obtained by mechanical means, so that the oil is not altered.
  4. Of mixed drinks, not containing alcohol.
    a virgin daiquiri

Definizione italiano>inglese virgin

  person who has never had sexual intercourse
  A woman who has never had sexual intercourse.
nuovo di fabbrica

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

vergine |bambina |fresco |intatto |nuovo di fabbrica |ragazza |verginità |

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