Share this entry
American English: /ˌtruˈsoʊ/
, /ˈtruˌsoʊ/
British English: /ˈtruːsəʊ/

Translation of trousseau in Spanish:

noun plural -x or -sPronunciation: /-z/

  • Example sentences
    • The trousseau of a young bride would contain twenty or thirty of these dresses, seven of which are worn, one on top of the other, on the ‘night of henna’ immediately prior to the marriage ceremony.
    • The period between the betrothal and the wedding also allowed the bride to prepare her trousseau, while the groom could use the time to make preparations for the wedding.
    • It is the bridegroom who has to present a wedding trousseau to the bride.
Definition of trousseau in:
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.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: