AskDefine | Define anile

Dictionary Definition

anile adj : of or like a feeble old woman

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English

Etymology

From anilis, from anus.

Pronunciation

  • /ˈæn.aɪl/

Adjective

  1. Characteristic of a crone or a feeble old woman.
    • 1996: Lyle J. Micheli & Mark Jenkins, Healthy Runner’s Handbook, p115
      As with all sprains, anile sprains are classified according to severity — first, second, or third degree.

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