Definition of bridal in English:

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bridal

Pronunciation: /ˈbrīdl/

adjective

[attributive]
Of or concerning a bride or a wedding: her white bridal gown the bridal party came out into the church porch
More example sentences
  • Spa Day is really between the bride and her bridal party.
  • I get up early and travel to the bride's home or venue to do the makeup for the bride and bridal party.
  • Hard as I try, I can't picture myself in a traditional bridal gown without cracking up.
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Origin

Late Middle English: from Old English brȳd-ealu 'wedding feast', from brȳd 'bride' + ealu 'ale-drinking' Since the late 16th century, the word has been associated with adjectives ending in -al.

Words that rhyme with bridal

bridle, fratricidal, genocidal, germicidal, homicidal, idle, idol, infanticidal, insecticidal, intertidal, matricidal, parricidal, patricidal, pesticidal, regicidal, sidle, suicidal, tidal, tyrannicidal, uxoricidal

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Syllabification: brid·al

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