Definition of nubile
1 : of marriageable condition or age nubile young women
2 : sexually attractive —used of a young woman a nubile starlet
nubilityplay \nü-ˈbi-lə-tē, nyü-\ noun
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A young, nubile ballerina named Matilda Kshesinskaya, gliding across the stage of St. Petersburg’s storied Mariinsky Theater, briefly exposes her left breast when her white camisole leotard comes undone.
Gatlif strikes a few jarring notes, particularly in his voyeuristic approach to his nubile young female stars.
The Freudian nightmare of disembodied penises writhing all over your nubile naked body, by Marit Victoria.
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Origin and Etymology of nubile
French, from Latin nubilis, from nubere to marry — more at nuptial
First Known Use: 1642
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: sexually attractive
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