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nubile (adj.)

1640s, "marriageable, of age and condition suitable for marriage" (said of a woman), from French nubile (16c.) or directly from Latin nubilis "marriageable," from stem of nubere "take as husband," (see nuptial). Sense of "young and sexually attractive" (of women) is by 1973. Related: Nubility.

updated on July 15, 2019

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Definitions of nubile from WordNet

nubile (adj.)
of girls or women who are eligible to marry;
Synonyms: marriageable
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