1. [ noun ] an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
Synonyms: maid
Related terms: girl damsel Io
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9534
3. [ adjective ] serving to set in motion
Synonyms: first inaugural initiatory initiative

"the magazine's inaugural issue" "the initiative phase in the negotiations" "an initiatory step toward a treaty" "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress" "the liner's maiden voyage"

Related terms: opening
4. [ noun ] (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
Synonyms: maiden_over
Related terms: over cricket
Similar spelling:   madden