Definition of 'bridesmaid'
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Example sentences containing 'bridesmaid'
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Her four bridesmaids' dresses and the wedding cake icing were purple, the school colour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were offered an alternative the next day, but couldn't take it because my girlfriend had to be a bridesmaid at a wedding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three of her four original bridesmaids will attend. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And for me the most important thing was my chief bridesmaid. The Sun (2012)They decided against bridesmaids and have asked their mothers to be witnesses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was no best man or bridesmaids. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The bride and her two bridesmaids plan to wear vintage dresses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Her four bridesmaids wore long dusky rose pink dresses. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She had three bridesmaids and two maids of honour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And not only are brides finding their voices, so too are their mothers and chief bridesmaids. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A friend asked me to be a bridesmaid in her wedding. Christianity Today (2000)A way around it is to ask her to be your chief bridesmaid or matron of honour. The Sun (2011)OUR dream wedding is causing such massive arguments that two of my bridesmaids have had enough and backed out. The Sun (2013)Her four bridesmaids and mother went with her to choose the white one, but she did not waste much time. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Chief bridesmaid, here we come. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her four bridesmaids wore full-length dusky pink gowns with a Swarovski crystal motif. The Sun (2015)She initially wanted a small wedding, no bridesmaids, and to wear a suit rather than a dress. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'bridesmaid'
British English: bridesmaid /ˈbraɪdzˌmeɪd/ NOUN
A bridesmaid is a woman or a girl who helps a bride on her wedding day.
- American English: bridesmaid
- Arabic: وَصيفَة العَروس
- Brazilian Portuguese: dama de honra
- Chinese: 伴娘
- Croatian: djeveruša
- Czech: družička
- Danish: brudepige
- Dutch: bruidsmeisje
- European Spanish: dama de honor
- Finnish: morsiusneito
- French: demoiselle d’honneur
- German: Brautjungfer
- Greek: παράνυμφος
- Italian: damigella
- Japanese: 新婦の付添い役
- Korean: 신부 들러리
- Norwegian: brudepike
- Polish: druhna
- European Portuguese: dama de honor
- Romanian: domnișoară de onoare
- Russian: подружка невесты
- Spanish: dama de honor
- Swedish: brudtärna
- Thai: เพื่อนเจ้าสาว
- Turkish: nedime
- Ukrainian: дружка
- Vietnamese: phù dâu
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