Definition of wedding in English:

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wedding

Pronunciation: /ˈwediNG/

noun

A marriage ceremony, especially considered as including the associated celebrations.
Example sentences
  • It is consumed almost exclusively by men in the evening or at celebrations such as weddings.
  • Dance is an essential part of many celebrations such as weddings and coronations.
  • There are two big celebrity weddings looming - and both of them on the same day.
Synonyms
marriage (service/ceremony/rites), nuptials, union, commitment ceremony
archaic espousal

Origin

Old English weddung (see wed, -ing1).

Words that rhyme with wedding

heading, Reading, steading

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Syllabification: wed·ding

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