matron of honor

noun phrase

Definition of matron of honor

: a bride's principal married wedding attendant — compare maid of honor

First Known Use of matron of honor

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Matron of honor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of matron of honor

: a married woman who is the main bridesmaid at a wedding

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