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Definition of nubile adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nubile

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈnjuːbaɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnuːbaɪl//
 
, NAmE//ˈnuːbl//
 
Attractiveness, Female attractiveness
 
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(of a girl or young woman) sexually attractive See related entries: Attractiveness, Female attractiveness Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin nubilis ‘marriageable’, from nubere ‘cover or veil oneself for a bridegroom’ (from nubes ‘cloud’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nubile