wedding ring

noun

: 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 podcaster, 26, attended the 2024 People’s Choice Awards on Sunday in an all-white outfit and shimmering clutch — without her wedding ring. Brian Anthony Hernandez, Peoplemag, 19 Feb. 2024 Recently, my wife found my old wedding ring while cleaning out a junk drawer. Amy Dickinson, The Mercury News, 6 Feb. 2024 Traveling with your engagement or wedding ring can be risky. Alexandra Domrongchai, Travel + Leisure, 4 Feb. 2024 On Sunday, Blanchard also posted a picture to Instagram of herself wearing her wedding ring. Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 1 Jan. 2024 Another son, Eric, scavenged for Val’s jewelry - finding a tiny box that held only soot, his mother’s wedding ring vaporized. Anumita Kaur, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Sep. 2023 Celebrities Who Had Secret Weddings Swishing sounds could be heard outside the car, but that did not deter the couple, who appeared to take out their wedding rings from a compartment in the front of the car. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 7 Dec. 2023 Someone finally found her secret stash and rooted out the wedding rings that belonged to her and her late husband. Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 6 Nov. 2023 Authorities are looking for a woman who allegedly stole jewelry and credit cards from lockers at a West Hollywood hotel spa and yoga studio, including the wedding ring of actress Lily Collins, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and media reports. Alex Wigglesworth, Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wedding ring was in the 14th century

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“Wedding ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wedding%20ring. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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