flower girl


Definition of flower girl

: a young girl who carries flowers at a wedding

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Her twin sister, Jenna Bush Hager, was matron of honor, while the roster of flower girls consisted of Hager's daughters, Margaret and Poppy—who was also the ring bearer—and Coyne's niece Emma. Emily Wang, Glamour, "George W. Bush's Daughter, Barbara Bush, Just Got Married in a Secret Ceremony," 8 Oct. 2018 Theodora Rose Williams, Maud Windsor, and Ines de Givenchy will reportedly join Princess Charlotte as flower girls. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's Wedding: All the Details You Need to Know," 19 July 2018 Not only did Justin's daughter serve as the flower girl and ring bearer, his TV family, including Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, and Milo Ventimiglia joined in on the festivities. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "'This Is Us' Star Justin Hartley and His Wife Chrishell Have the Best Love Story," 19 Feb. 2019 Her niece, Princess Charlotte, served as a bridesmaid (similar to a flower girl here in the States) during the ceremony. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Princess Charlotte Is an Adorable Bridesmaid in Her Aunt Pippa's Wedding," 20 May 2017 Kyra Dwyer in a flower girl dress her mother bought when Kyra was 10. Patrick Thomas, WSJ, "‘Thank You, Sears, for Being There When No One Else Was’," 15 Oct. 2018 The bridesmaids, groomsmen, parents, flower girls, and ring bearer were all dressed in Ralph Lauren for the wedding at the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India, on December 1, 2018. . Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Priyanka Chopra's Custom Ralph Lauren Wedding Veil Was 75 Feet Long," 4 Dec. 2018 As well as her chic new accessory, Charlotte wore an adorable outfit for the day, dressed in her now-signature flower girl attire with an Amaia Kids white dress and floral crown. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Princess Charlotte Stole Kate Middleton's Purse at Friend Sophie Carter's Wedding," 24 Sep. 2018 After her uncle Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot, she was captured outside the chapel waving to the crowd, sticking her tongue out, and stealing the show in her flower girl attire. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Princess Charlotte Copied the Queen's Wave and It Was the Cutest Thing Ever," 14 June 2018

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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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