suitable or attractive for marriage: The handsome and successful young man was considered eminently marriageable.
of an age suitable for marriage: a marriageable daughter.
- mar·riage·a·bil·i·ty, mar·riage·a·ble·ness, noun
- non·mar·riage·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- non·mar·riage·a·ble, adjective
- un·mar·riage·a·ble, adjective
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How to use marriageable in a sentence
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British Dictionary definitions for marriageable
(esp of women) suitable for marriage, usually with reference to age
- marriageability or marriageableness, noun
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