toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

celibate
used in The Grapes of Wrath

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
abstaining from (i.e., never having) sexual intercourse

or:

an unmarried person who has taken a religious vow of chastity
  • He ate little, drank nothing, and was celibate.
    Chapter 10 (26% in)

There are no more uses of "celibate" in The Grapes of Wrath.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®