hear wedding bells

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of hear wedding bells

:to think that two people will get married to each other soon
  • The minute I saw your brother and my friend together, I heard wedding bells.

Word by Word Definitions

hear play
  1. : to perceive or become aware of by the ear

  2. : to gain knowledge of by hearing

  3. : to listen to with attention : heed

wedding play
  1. : a marriage ceremony usually with its accompanying festivities : nuptials

  2. : an act, process, or instance of joining in close association

  3. : a wedding anniversary or its celebration

bell play bells
  1. : a hollow metallic device that gives off a reverberating sound when struck

  2. : doorbell

  3. : the sounding of a bell as a signal

  1. : to provide with a bell

  2. : to flare the end of (something, such as a tube) into the shape of a bell

  3. : to take the form of a bell : flare

  1. : to make a resonant bellowing or baying sound

  1. : bellow, roar


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