Definition of bride in English:


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Pronunciation: /brʌɪd


A woman on her wedding day or just before and after the event: the bride and groom left early last night
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  • How do I prevent the all too familiar pre-wedding bloating experienced by so many brides on their wedding day?
  • Now there's a girl who knows how to dress for an event without stealing the bride's thunder.
  • The chair is for the bride to sit and the groom to remove the bride's garter from her leg.
newly-wed, honeymooner; marriage partner, wife; blushing bride; war bride, GI bride


Old English brȳd, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bruid and German Braut.

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