Definitions for nubileˈnu bɪl, -baɪl, ˈnyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. marriageable, nubile(adj)

    of girls or women who are eligible to marry


  1. Nubile(a.)

    Sexually attractive, sometimes used as a genteel euphemism for having well-developed breasts; -- of a young woman.

  2. Origin: [L. nubilis, fr. nubere to marry: cf. F. nubile. See Nuptial.]


  1. nubile(Noun)

    A young sexually-attractive woman

  2. nubile(Adjective)

    of an age suitable for marriage; marriageable (used of a young woman).

  3. nubile(Adjective)

    sexually attractive (used of a young woman).

  4. Origin: From nubile, from nubilis, from nubo, from sneubho-. Possibly cognate with νύμφη (English nymph), but this is disputed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nubile(adj)

    of an age suitable for marriage; marriageable

  2. Origin: [L. nubilis, fr. nubere to marry: cf. F. nubile. See Nuptial.]


  1. Nubile

    Nubile refers to a young woman who is ready or suitable for marriage by virtue of her age or maturity. Since at least 1973, it has also been used to refer to a sexually attractive young woman.

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