wedding ring

noun

Definition of wedding ring

: a ring of metal (such as gold) given by the groom to the bride during the wedding service also : a similar ring given by the bride to the groom in a double-ring service

Examples of wedding ring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The singer’s wedding ring from rapper T.I. was among the items stolen, along with watches and earrings. Sydney Scott, Essence, "Nearly $1 Million Worth Of Jewelry Stolen From Tiny Harris' Lamborghini," 8 Oct. 2019 Designing custom wedding rings was a highlight of the planning process. Vogue, "Nécessaire Co-founder Nick Axelrod and Casey Welk’s Wedding at a Rustic Canyon Home in Santa Monica," 28 Oct. 2019 The couple was captured 10 days after the airborne adventure while picking up wedding rings in a Sacramento jewelry store, according to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle. BostonGlobe.com, "A helicopter jailbreak, a Hollywood madam, and a billionaire: A look inside Felicity Huffman’s prison - The Boston Globe," 17 Oct. 2019 The library houses Reagan's presidential and California gubernatorial records, as well as the couple's personal effects, including most of Nancy Reagan's dresses dating back to the 1950s and her wedding ring. Ray Sanchez And Stella Chan, CNN, "Wildfire caused $500,000 in damage at Reagan Presidential Library," 19 Nov. 2019 The library houses an Air Force One jet, a piece of the Berlin Wall, Reagan's presidential and California gubernatorial records, and Nancy Reagan’s wedding ring, to name but a few historic relics. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "Hungry Goats Helped Save the Reagan Library from a California Wildfire," 5 Nov. 2019 She's also paid off her wedding ring, donates $50 a month to her church and still has some left over for an occasional date night with her husband. CBS News, "$500 a month for free: Data show how people spent the money," 3 Oct. 2019 Back in September of 2018, People reported that Justin and Hailey wouldn’t be sporting their wedding rings for a while. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, "Hailey and Justin Bieber Reveal Their New Wedding Rings," 1 Oct. 2019 While stopping by on the show to talk about her new movie, The Wedding Year, Sarah gushed about her fiancé, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise star Wells Adams, and her wedding ring. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Sarah Hyland Just Wore a Wedding Dress and Looks Like the Perfect Bride," 20 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of wedding ring

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jan 2020

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“Wedding ring.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wedding%20ring. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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wedding ring

noun

English Language Learners Definition of wedding ring

: a ring that you wear as a sign that you are married

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