Antonyms for virginal

Grammar : Adj
Spell : vur-juh-nl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈvɜr dʒə nl

Definition of virginal

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Old French virginal or directly from Latin virginalis, from virgin (see virgin). The keyed musical instrument so called from 1520s, but the reason is obscure (see virginals).
  • adj chaste
  • adj innocent
Example sentences :
  • Queen Elizabeth's virginal is still preserved at Worcestershire.
  • Extract from : « How the Piano Came to Be » by Ellye Howell Glover
  • There are several explanations as to why the virginal was so called.
  • Extract from : « How the Piano Came to Be » by Ellye Howell Glover
  • She had a virginal shape, and liked her clothes to cling about her knees.
  • Extract from : « Love and Lucy » by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • It was an exquisite morning, too virginal for June, too richly warm for May.
  • Extract from : « The Flying Mercury » by Eleanor M. Ingram
  • She stood gazing at the firelit faces, the virginal half-smile on her lips.
  • Extract from : « The Crimson Tide » by Robert W. Chambers
  • Temple Bells looks and acts sweet and innocent and virginal.
  • Extract from : « Masters of Space » by Edward Elmer Smith
  • She came in a soft, white gown that clung to her virginal figure.
  • Extract from : « A Little Girl in Old Salem » by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • A more noble, beautiful, virginal head it would be impossible to imagine.
  • Extract from : « Columba » by Prosper Merimee
  • All her virginal dreams clustered there like doves quivering for flight.
  • Extract from : « Virginia » by Ellen Glasgow
  • In my virginal innocence I replied that one rhyme had amused me.
  • Extract from : « Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography » by George William Erskine Russell

Synonyms for virginal

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