From French nubile, from Latin nubilis (“marriageable”), from nūbō (“marry, to take as husband”), from Proto-Indo-European *sneubho- (“to marry, to wed”). Possibly cognate with Ancient Greek νύμφη (numphē, “bride, young wife, nymph”) (English nymph), but this is disputed.
- of an age suitable for marriage; marriageable (used of a young woman).
- sexually attractive (used of a young woman).
nubile (plural nubiles)
- A young sexually-attractive woman
nubile (masculine and feminine, plural nubiles)
nubile m, f (masculine and feminine plural nubili)
nubile f (plural nubili)