flower girl


Definition of flower girl 

: a young girl who carries flowers at a wedding

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte are expected to be a page boy and bridesmaid, or flower girl, respectively. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Will Not Have a Maid of Honor at the Royal Wedding," 4 May 2018 Included in the little bridal party were the absolute cutest page boy and flower girl — Prince George and Princess Charlotte! Kami Phillips, PEOPLE.com, "All About Prince George and Princess Charlotte's Adorable Royal Wedding Wear," 19 May 2018 But those who are present: his older kid siblings, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, who are in the actual wedding as a page boy and a flower girl. Amanda Arnold, The Cut, "Kate Middleton Wears Yellow Alexander McQueen at the Royal Wedding," 19 May 2018 The royal bride-to-be has selected Princess Charlotte, 3, to lead the flower girls and Prince George, 4, to be a page boy for her nuptials to Jack Brooksbank in October, the Express reports. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Princess Charlotte Will Be a Flower Girl at Princess Eugenie's Wedding," 9 July 2018 His other daughter, Grace, was a flower girl at Kate Middleton and Prince William's 2011 wedding, and memorably covered her ears during the balcony kiss. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Who Are Prince Louis' Godparents? Here's Everything You Need to Know About Them," 9 July 2018 Part of her duties appeared to be ushering in a horde of extremely fancy children that served as flower girls, bridesmaids, and pageboys, including Lady Louise Windsor, then 7, Margarita Armstrong-Jones, then 8, Grace van Custem, then 3, and others. Lisa Ryan, The Cut, "Ask a Royal Expert: Can You Bring Your Baby to a Royal Wedding?," 25 Apr. 2018 Your nephew can circulate with his camera for whimsical candid shots: famished guests loading up buffet plates, exuberant dancers in the conga line, the flower girls gleefully poking their fingers in the wedding cake. Steven P. Dinkin, sandiegouniontribune.com, "A wedding gift from a teenage photographer," 17 June 2018 The littlest royal flower girls were dressed the part in floral crowns and white dresses, while the page boys dressed in miniature versions of the Blues and Royals frockcoat, mirroring Harry’s military ensemble for the big day. Kami Phillips, PEOPLE.com, "All About Prince George and Princess Charlotte's Adorable Royal Wedding Wear," 19 May 2018

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1902, in the meaning defined above

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