- of or like a foolish, doddering old woman.
Origin of anile
Related Words for anileinsecure, ill, anemic, decrepit, unstable, frail, ailing, feeble, infirm, broken-down, run-down, shabby, dilapidated, crippled, flimsy, ramshackle, seedy, rickety, creaky, battered
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Historical Examples of anile
Locke was now far too eminent a man to be troubled by so anile a demonstration of folly.Locke
Our babbling, anile friend, in the very looseness of her prating has let out the truth.
He is evidently childish, and breaks now and then into an anile laugh at the thought, no doubt, of some dead old pot-house jest.Nancy
- of or like a feeble old woman
Word Origin for anile
- Of or like an old woman.