Definition of wedding in English:

wedding

Line breaks: wed|ding
Pronunciation: /ˈwɛdɪŋ
 
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noun

  • A marriage ceremony, especially considered as including the associated celebrations.
    More 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, marriage ceremony, wedding ceremony, nuptial ceremony, marriage service, wedding service, marriage rites, wedding rites, nuptials, union
    archaic espousal(s)

Origin

Old English weddung (see wed, -ing1).

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