Definition of bridesmaid
1 : a woman who is an attendant of a bride
2 : one that finishes just behind the winner
Examples of bridesmaid in a Sentence
I was a bridesmaid in my sister's wedding.
Recent Examples of bridesmaid from the Web
Wedding party: The couple chose eight bridesmaids and eight groomsmen, including siblings and friends from different periods of their lives.
Bridesmaids wore black Vera Wang gowns from the White Collection, purchased from David's Bridal.
But then some silent and terrible Word goes out on the shopping network, and out of nowhere, a stampede of gold-laden Hindu bridesmaids comes flooding in.
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First Known Use of bridesmaid
BRIDESMAID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bridesmaid for English Language Learners
: a female friend or relative who helps a bride at her wedding
BRIDESMAID Defined for Kids
Definition of bridesmaid for Students
: a woman who attends a bride at her wedding
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