bride

noun
\ ˈbrīd \

Definition of bride

: a woman just married or about to be married

Examples of bride in a Sentence

the mother of the bride

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The video catches him wiping away a quick tear as his bride walks down the aisle. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Are Married—Here's Everything We Know About the Wedding," 4 Dec. 2018 For a special nod to his bride, inside the lapel of the tuxedo, Nick added a small piece of lace from Priyanka's dress. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Priyanka Chopra's Custom Ralph Lauren Wedding Veil Was 75 Feet Long," 4 Dec. 2018 Perhaps inspired by fiancée Hailey Baldwin's similarly blonde, straight hair, the singer seemed to be fully committed not only to his bride-to-be but to his messy, near-shoulder-length style as well. Marci Robin, Allure, "Justin Bieber Finally Shaved His Head After Nearly a Year of Long Hair," 31 Oct. 2018 For his part, Moriya wore a grey pinstripe tuxedo and carried with him a silk top hat that once belonged to his bride’s late father. Noor Brara, Vogue, "All For Love: Japan’s Princess Ayako Weds Kei Moriya," 29 Oct. 2018 Rasheed sells Mariam’s wedding ring to buy a new one for his young new bride? Brendan Kiley, The Seattle Times, "For all its horrors, ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ at Seattle Rep feels uncomfortably comforting," 15 Oct. 2018 Her intended, Louis-August (Jason Schwartzman), current dauphin of France and future King Louis XVI, is the 18th century equivalent of a shy A/V nerd, and completely incapable of standing up for his new bride in a court of gossips and mean girls. refinery29.com, "Why Marie Antoinette Is Really Mean Girls, Versailles Edition," 10 July 2018 Uncle Prince Harry and his bride, Duchess Meghan of Sussex, were to be there, plus his maternal grandparents, Carole and Michael Middleton, aunt Pippa Middleton Matthews and her husband James Matthews, and uncle James Middleton. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Prince Louis' christening: Pippa, godparents arrive to honor third royal baby," 9 July 2018 Fans of Greek mythology might recognize shades of Orpheus and Eurydice—the story of the legendary musician who traveled to the Underworld to find his dead bride and try to bring her back to the land of the living. Joanna Robinson, HWD, "How Westworld’s Most Beautiful Episode Yet Answers 9 Major Mysteries," 10 June 2018

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First Known Use of bride

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bride

Middle English, from Old English brȳd; akin to Old High German brūt bride

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bride

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bride

: a woman who has just married or is about to be married

bride

noun
\ ˈbrīd \

Kids Definition of bride

: a woman just married or about to be married

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