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ring bearer

Syllabification: ring bear·er

Definition of ring bearer in English:

noun

The person, typically a young boy, who ceremoniously bears the rings at a wedding.
Example sentences
  • The wedding music sounded and the bride's maids and the ring bearer began to walk down the aisle.
  • Mackie can be the ring bearer and my sisters can be the flower girls.
  • Who's going to be our ring bearer and flower girl?

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