bridesmaid

noun brides·maid \ ˈbrīdz-ˌmād \

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

  1. I was a bridesmaid in my sister's wedding.

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First Known Use of bridesmaid

1707


BRIDESMAID Defined for English Language Learners

bridesmaid

noun

Definition of bridesmaid for English Language Learners

  • : a female friend or relative who helps a bride at her wedding


BRIDESMAID Defined for Kids

bridesmaid

noun brides·maid \ ˈbrīdz-ˌmād \

Definition of bridesmaid for Students

:a woman who attends a bride at her wedding


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