nubile

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adjective nu·bile \ˈnü-ˌbī(-ə)l, ˈnyü-, -bəl\

Definition of nubile

  1. 1 :  of marriageable condition or age <nubile young women>

  2. 2 :  sexually attractive —used of a young woman <a nubile starlet>

nubility

play \nü-ˈbi-lə-tē, nyü-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of nubile

French, from Latin nubilis, from nubere to marry — more at nuptial


First Known Use: 1642

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nubile

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adjective nu·bile \ˈnü-ˌbī(-ə)l, ˈnyü-, -bəl\

Definition of nubile for English Language Learners

  • : sexually attractive


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nubile

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adjective nu·bile \ˈn(y)ü-bəl, -ˌbīl\

Medical Definition of nubile

  1. :  sexually mature; especially :  of marriageable condition or age—used of young women

nubility

\n(y)ü-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun plural

nubilities

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