Definition of wedding in English:


Syllabification: wed·ding
Pronunciation: /ˈwediNG


A marriage ceremony, especially considered as including the associated celebrations.
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  • 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.
marriage (service/ceremony/rites), nuptials, union, commitment ceremony
archaic espousal


Old English weddung (see wed, -ing1).

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