unmarriageable

Related to unmarriageable: unmarriable, marriageability

unmarriageable

(ʌnˈmærɪdʒəbəl)
adj
not eligible or suitable for marriage
Translations

unmarriageable

[ˈʌnˈmærɪdʒəbl] ADJincasable

unmarriageable

adjnicht zu verheiraten pred, → nicht unter die Haube zu kriegen pred (inf)
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Nonetheless, they, too, retain the taint of buda, which means that their hospitality is always potentially poisonous, and their children are unmarriageable.
Because pilgrimage visas require women to travel with their husband or a male member of their unmarriageable kin, these visas are primed for abuse by men who can pretend to be the woman's husband, while actually being her trafficker.
The burkini — a conflation of the burqa and bikini — is designed for Muslims who believe that Islam requires women to conceal everything except the face, hands and feet from all men who are not their husbands or unmarriageable kin.
For example, a statement in the Hadith provides explicit guidance about how men and women should relate: "A man should not seclude himself with a woman except that there be with her someone who is of unmarriageable kin" (Sahih al-Bukhari 5233).
Peele's braggart Huanebango proves a crucial missing link between Pyrgopolinices and Petruchio because of his successful courtship of a woman considered utterly unmarriageable by locals.
Austen introduces Anne as an old maid, however, through her family's definition of her as past her prime and unmarriageable.
Corinne is dark-haired, strong, and independent; her intelligence sets her apart from other women and makes her, in the view of many, unmarriageable.
Some evidence suggests that young women are less willing to marry men who don't have a steady source of income, meaning that a rising share of young black men may be seen as unmarriageable by young women.
The traditional family structure will be tested by, among other things, a growing army of unmarriageable men, a consequence of rampant sex-selective abortion in the One Child era.
A widow and her three poor, unmarriageable daughters cramped together in a tiny house all end up having sex with the widow's new husband, a blind sheikh who is apparently fooled by the wedding ring, which can be moved from one hand to the next.
It is against such standards that women are judged as marriageable or unmarriageable.
14) This archaic focus on the currency of female chastity is due to the influence on the law of the traditional patriarchal order that requires the virginity of women prior to marriage, without which women were but unmarriageable "svergognate".