Definition of marriageable in English:

marriageable

Line breaks: mar¦riage|able
Pronunciation: /ˈmarɪdʒəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Fit or suitable for marriage, especially in being wealthy or of the right age: marriageable girls
More example sentences
  • She has become the noble and marriageable daughter of a wealthy feudal lord.
  • Women had long hair, but marriageable girls wore their hair twisted up into large whorls on either side of their heads.
  • The imbalance in the number of girls and boys of marriageable age is not the only cause of these social changes, and it will not persist for long.

Derivatives

marriageability

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • A single untoward remark or social misstep by any family member can sink a prospective marriage; failed negotiations in turn put the family reputation - and thus the marriageability of every family member - at risk.
  • Circumcision is a way of protecting propriety, morality, and marriageability.
  • They kept it quiet because they thought it could affect the marriageability of other women in the family.

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