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nu·bile

 (no͞o′bĭl, -bīl′, nyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Ready for marriage; of a marriageable age or condition. Used of young women.
2. Sexually mature and attractive. Used of young women.

[Latin nūbilis, from nūbere, to take a husband.]

nu·bil′i·ty (no͞o-bĭl′ĭ-tē, nyo͞o-) n.

nubile

(ˈnjuːbaɪl)
(of a girl or woman) adj
1. ready or suitable for marriage by virtue of age or maturity
2. sexually attractive
[C17: from Latin nūbilis, from nūbere to marry]
nubility n

nu•bile

(ˈnu bɪl, -baɪl, ˈnyu-)

adj.
1. (of a young woman) suitable for marriage, esp. in regard to age or physical development.
2. (of a young woman) sexually developed and attractive.
[1635–45; < Latin nūbilis=nūb(ere) to marry (see nuptial) + -ilis -ile1]
nu•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nubile - of girls or women who are eligible to marry
mature - having reached full natural growth or development; "a mature cell"

nubile

adjective attractive, sexy (informal), desirable, ripe (informal), marriageable He came on stage flanked by two scantily-clad young nubile beauties.
Translations

nubile

[ˈnjuːbaɪl] ADJ [girl, woman] → núbil (hum) → joven y guapa

nubile

[ˈnjuːbaɪl] adjnubile (= attractive) → jeune et désirable

nubile

adj girlheiratsfähig; (= attractive)gut entwickelt

nubile

[ˈnjuːbaɪl] adjnubile; (attractive) → giovane e desiderabile

nubile

a. núbil. rel. a la madurez sexual femenina.
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