Definition of Virginal

1. Noun. A legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Exact synonyms: Pair Of Virginals
Generic synonyms: Cembalo, Harpsichord



2. Adjective. Characteristic of a virgin or virginity. "Virginal white dresses"
Derivative terms: Virgin
Partainyms: Virginity

3. Adjective. Untouched or undefiled. "Nor is there anything more virginal than the shimmer of young foliage"
Similar to: Pure

4. Adjective. In a state of sexual virginity. "Men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
Exact synonyms: Pure, Vestal, Virgin, Virtuous
Similar to: Chaste
Derivative terms: Pureness, Pureness, Purity, Vestal, Virgin, Virginity, Virgin, Virtue

Definition of Virginal

1. a. Of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly.

2. n. An instrument somewhat resembling the spinet, but having a rectangular form, like the small piano. It had strings and keys, but only one wire to a note. The instrument was used in the sixteenth century, but is now wholly obsolete. It was sometimes called a pair of virginals.

3. v. i. To play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat.

4. a. Of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly.

5. n. An instrument somewhat resembling the spinet, but having a rectangular form, like the small piano. It had strings and keys, but only one wire to a note. The instrument was used in the sixteenth century, but is now wholly obsolete. It was sometimes called a pair of virginals.

6. v. i. To play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat.

Definition of Virginal

1. Adjective. Being or resembling a virgin. ¹

2. Noun. A musical instrument in the harpsichord family. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Virginal

1. a musical instrument [n -S]

Medical Definition of Virginal

1. Of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly. "Chastity and honor virginal. " Virginal generation, the hymen. Origin: L. Virginalis: cf. F. Virginal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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