flower girl


Definition of flower girl

: a young girl who carries flowers at a wedding

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Lowe’s niece and nephew, Kensington and Smith, were the flower girl and ring bearer, and Giudici’s nephew, Dylien, was a second ring bearer. Diane J. Cho, PEOPLE.com, "The Most Stunning Bachelor Nation Wedding Photos That Look Straight Out of a Fairy Tale," 16 Aug. 2019 Jessica's 7-year-old twin sons Brian and John Mulroney were both page boys and her 4-year-old daughter Ivy joined Princess Charlotte as a flower girl. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "Who Is Jessica Mulroney? Meghan Markle's BFF Is One of the Royal Baby's Potential Godparents," 2 July 2019 Fans of the royal wedding will recognize Nicholas van Cutsem's surname, as his daughter, Florence, was one of Meghan Markle's flower girls. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Who Are Prince Louis' Godparents? Here's Everything You Need to Know About Them," 9 July 2018 In the months before rehearsals started, Ms. Ambrose threw herself into research — about Shaw, about Lerner and Loewe, about the flower girls of Tottenham Court Road, putting their pictures on her phone, a swipe away from that chicken. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, "Lauren Ambrose Finally Gets Her Musical," 27 Feb. 2018 At the Vegas nuptials, Chopra served as a last-minute bridesmaid and flower girl. Julyssa Lopez, Allure, "Priyanka Chopra Wore a Blonde Wig in Paris, and the Internet Has Questions," 26 June 2019 With such a dramatic gown and an important moment to get right (and 10 pageboys and flower girls under the age of seven to worry about!), rehearsals needed to take place at St. George’s Chapel itself: one on May 17 and a second on May 18. Omid Scobie, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Story of Meghan Markle’s Wedding Dress," 22 May 2018 Zhang recalled how the tenants claimed to want to make Zixin a flower girl at a wedding in Shanghai and despite his objections, led the girl away the following morning. Fox News, "Chinese girl, 9, whose disappearance gripped country, found dead after week-long search," 17 July 2019 The couple posed for sweet portraits together following the ceremony, featuring their adorable wedding party of ten (seven flower girls and three page boys) and family members, including the queen. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Lady Gabriella Windsor Is Glowing in the Official Photographs from Her Royal Wedding," 21 May 2019

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1902, in the meaning defined above

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US : a young girl who carries flowers at a wedding

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