Definition of bridesmaid in English:

bridesmaid

Syllabification: brides·maid
Pronunciation: /ˈbrīdzˌmād
 
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noun

  • A girl or woman who accompanies a bride on her wedding day.
    More example sentences
    • The bride would be accompanied by several bridesmaids and the groom had one male, the best man, at his side.
    • It is common for couples to have their own children present at their weddings, often as bridesmaids or pageboys.
    • The bridesmaids and flower girl each had a single white lily fixed in their hair, to match the bride's bouquet.

Origin

late 18th century: alteration of earlier bridemaid.

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