Definitions for nuptialˈnʌp ʃəl, -tʃəl; ˈnʌp tʃu əl; ˈnʌp ʃu əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nup•tial*ˈnʌp ʃəl, -tʃəl; ˈnʌp tʃu əl; ˈnʌp ʃu əl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to marriage or the marriage ceremony.

  2. of or pertaining to mating or the mating season of animals.

  3. (n.)Usu., nuptials. a wedding or marriage.

* Pron: The pronunciationsandreinforced by analogy with words like mutual and actual, are not considered standard.

Origin of nuptial:

1480–90; (MF) < L nuptiālis=nupti(ae) marriage, wedding, der. of nubēre to marry (of a woman); cf. nubile


Princeton's WordNet

  1. bridal, nuptial, spousal(adj)

    of or relating to a wedding

    "bridal procession"; "nuptial day"; "spousal rites"; "wedding cake"; "marriage vows"


  1. nuptial(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to wedding and marriage.

  2. nuptial(Adjective)

    Capable, or characteristic, of breeding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuptial(adj)

    of or pertaining to marriage; done or used at a wedding; as, nuptial rites and ceremonies

  2. Nuptial(noun)

    marriage; wedding; nuptial ceremony; -- now only in the plural

Anagrams of nuptial

  1. patulin

  2. unplait

Translations for nuptial

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of marriage.

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