Definition of pledge or plight one's troth in English:

Share this entry

pledge (or plight) one's troth

Make a solemn pledge of commitment or loyalty, especially in marriage: I solemnly pledge my troth I watched her plight her troth to him in December they will plight their troth at the register office
More example sentences
  • Based on extremely unscientific assumptions, I'm sure that getting married aboard used to be about escaping from all the wedding hassles and family politics, and plighting your troth in romantic seclusion.
  • You've finally done it - tied the knot, taken the plunge, plighted your troth, joined in holy matrimony.
  • ‘I think the governor has to be given on opportunity to plight his troth to the electorate of California,’ she said.
See parent entry: troth
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.