Definition of be the marrying kind in English:

be the marrying kind

phrase

  • with negative Be the type of person who is likely or inclined to marry.

    ‘I'm not the marrying kind’
    • ‘She isn't the marrying kind. If you knew her, she'd be nice to you till she got a good chance to flay you alive.’
    • ‘They just… neither seemed to be the marrying kind.’
    • ‘Ashley is the marrying kind, Elaine is not, and she has denied his five proposals.’
    • ‘Joyce was in love with him, but I don't think her father would have ever let her marry Ron, even if Ron was the marrying kind, which he wasn't.’
    • ‘These findings may help marriage-minded women identify the men who are most likely to be the marrying kind.’