maid of honor

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of maid of honor

1 : an unmarried lady usually of noble birth whose duty it is to attend a queen or a princess
2 : a bride's principal unmarried wedding attendant — compare matron of honor

First Known Use of maid of honor

circa 1595


MAID OF HONOR Defined for Kids

maid of honor

noun

Definition of maid of honor for Students

plural maids of honor
: a woman who stands with the bride at a wedding

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