noun (plural brides-to-be)
A woman who is soon to be married; a fiancée: both brides-to-be will be walking down the aisle shortly
More example sentences
- During the preparations for the wedding she offered the bride-to-be a cigarette.
- The announcement of the marriage was accompanied by the publication of photos of the redheaded bride-to-be.
- A prospective husband had to pay bride-wealth to the family of his bride-to-be, usually in the form of cattle.
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