- adj. 适婚的
- n. (Nubile)人名；(意)努比莱
- nubile:  In modern English, nubile is generally used as a facetious synonym for ‘sexy, attractive’, but etymologically it means ‘suitable for marriage’. It comes from Latin nūbilis, a derivative of nūbere ‘take a husband’. This has also given English nuptial  and connubial , and is related to nymph.
=> connubial, nuptial, nymph
- nubile (adj.)
- 1640s, "marriageable" (said of a woman), from French nubile (16c.) or directly from Latin nubilis "marriageable," from stem of nubere "take as husband" (see nuptial). In sense of "young and sexually attractive" from 1973. Related: Nubility.
- 1. Supermodel Jane Bracknel plays a nubile temptress out to seduce him.
- 2. What is this current television obsession with older men and nubile young women?
- 3. Rich old men often like to be surrounded by nubile young women.
- 4. They aim their advice squarely at nubile girls who have falsely equated romantic love with happiness.
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