Translation of maidenhead in Spanish:

maidenhead

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪdnhed/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (virginity) [literary/literario] doncellez (feminine) [literary/literario], virginidad (feminine)
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    • The actual caption is, ‘Protect What's Yours’ - which could either mean ‘your woman’ or, in the unlikely event the reader is a female, ‘your maidenhead.’
    • The circumstances of a middle-class revolution thus thrust upon the women of that same class the duty of carrying, in the form of their maidenhead, the burden of the argument of moral equality.
    • She elopes with her 19-year-old ‘Adonis’, Charles, to a convenient public house in Chelsea, where she finally surrenders her maidenhead.
    1.2 countable/numerable [Anatomy/Anatomía] himen (masculine)
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    • Paintings symbolized Mary's hymen as an unbroken pane of glass, and poems like Pope's The Rape of the Lock figured the maiden's maidenhead as fine, breakable porcelain.
    • The nurse finally arrived and immediately began examining the girl's lip and maidenhead as Rhian looked on.

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