nubile nubile

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of girls or women who are eligible to marry

Usage(s):

  1. Despite an outdoor audience of thousands, the nubile girls grinding on the balcony stopped dancing and sat beside their stripper poles.
  2. Evolution, in short, favors nubile females who still look as though they have a great many years of fertility ahead of them.
  3. In Bogota, Colombia, art lovers think highly of Jos Rodriguez' paintingespecially his nubile nudes.

News

  • On the Page: Susan Choi and Julie Kavanagh

    My Education Susan Choi (Viking, 304 pp., $26.95) Susan Choi’s fourth novel is a steamy campus romance that doubles as a coming-of-age story. In a twist on the typical narrative—nubile co-ed falls hard for caddish prof—here an ambitious literature grad student, one Regina Gottlieb, attending an unnamed Syracuse-like university, falls hard for her professor’s wife. Like many love triangles, this ...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

Quotes

  1. Speaking about the track, Cave said: "As our dreams and desires are hung on the butcher's hook of rampant consumerism, and the mirage and the illusion and the Nike trainers are served up on the trembling quim of an impossibly nubile girl-thing, 'No...
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Nick Cave Source: DotMusic.com

  2. Martin Amis said of Rabbit at Rest that "this novel is enduringly eloquent about weariness, age and disgust, in a prose that is always fresh, nubile and unwitherable".
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Martin Amis Source: guardian.co.uk

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