1. Pure from unlawful sexual intercourse; virtuous; continent. “As chaste as Diana.”
Whose bed is undefiled and chaste pronounced. --Milton.
2. Pure in thought and act; innocent; free from lewdness and obscenity, or indecency in act or speech; modest; as, a chaste mind; chaste eyes.
3. Pure in design and expression; correct; free from barbarisms or vulgarisms; refined; simple; as, a chaste style in composition or art.
That great model of chaste, lofty, and eloquence, the Book of Common Prayer. --Macaulay.
4. Unmarried. [Obs.]
Syn: -- Undefiled; pure; virtuous; continent; immaculate; spotless.
Chaste tree. Same as Agnus castus.
adj 1: morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual
intercourse); "a holy woman innocent and chaste" [ant:
2: pure and simple in design or style; "a chaste border of
3: abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse