Can the word 'celibate' be used for women too? Is there any 'ing' form of 'celibate'? Can we also say,"She has become/turned celibate"?
The word celibate can be used for a woman too.
The Huff Post Entertainment has the headline
Lady Gaga Explains Why She's Celibate
I could not find celibating from any authentic source including COCAE.
Celibacy, that is, "celibateness" cannot be acquired or "turned." Like "viriginity," it is the natural state, but once lost, it is forever lost.