flower girl


: a young girl who carries flowers at a wedding

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Their son Ace served as ring bearer, and their daughter Maxwell was the flower girl. Jessica Booth, Peoplemag, 7 Mar. 2023 To motivate him down the aisle, popcorn, his favorite treat, was dropped by the flower girl. Shannon Sims, New York Times, 14 Apr. 2023 Danson's daughter Kate and Steenburgen's daughter Lily served as bridesmaids, while Danson's youngest, Alexis, walked the aisle as the flower girl. Emily Weaver, Peoplemag, 9 Dec. 2022 Valentina was a flower girl. Emily Weaver, Peoplemag, 27 Feb. 2023 The couple got married in August 2022 with their daughter as the flower girl. Sydni Ellis, Peoplemag, 9 Mar. 2023 Give me Hannah as a flower girl! Ashley Ray-harris, Vulture, 8 Nov. 2021 Michelle was the flower girl at her wedding. Jamie Yuccas, CBS News, 7 Aug. 2021 And now, armed with its own copy, Hello! reports that Harry goes into greater detail about how the Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton wedding drama over flower girl dresses became public. Alyssa Bailey, ELLE, 10 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flower girl was in 1902

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“Flower girl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flower%20girl. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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