flower girl

noun

Definition of flower girl

: a young girl who carries flowers at a wedding

Examples of flower girl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This past summer, Ashlee and her husband Evan Ross shared photos of their daughter Jagger with niece Maxwell — whom Jessica shares with husband Eric Johnson — twinning in matching flower girl dresses at a friend's wedding. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, 12 Oct. 2021 Sher’s take depicts flower girl Eliza Doolittle as a young woman determined to better her lot in life. Jim Kiest And Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News, 20 Sep. 2021 The story is about a working-class flower girl who is able to pass herself off as a member of the aristocracy with the tutoring of a professor. Naz Beheshti, Forbes, 5 Oct. 2021 The bride’s sister, Chloe, served as flower girl, and Jasmine’s French bulldog, Roguey, walked the rings down the aisle. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, 8 Sep. 2021 Polis and Reis's daughter was flower girl and their son was the ring bearer during the ceremony, which took place on the 18th anniversary of their first date, CPR News reported. Christine Fernando, USA TODAY, 17 Sep. 2021 The post also includes a pic of the young sisters in matching flower girl outfits, with white spaghetti-strap dresses and blue-and-white floral crowns and matching bouquets. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 12 Sep. 2021 Their daughter Ember Jean, 3½, served as flower girl for the big day. Benjamin Vanhoose, PEOPLE.com, 31 Aug. 2021 LoveShackFancy created the white flower girl dresses. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, 19 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of flower girl

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flower girl was in 1902

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22 Oct 2021

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“Flower girl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flower%20girl. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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flower girl

noun

English Language Learners Definition of flower girl

: a young girl who carries flowers at a wedding

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