meaning of bridal

bridal meaning in General Dictionary

A nuptial festival or ceremony a married relationship

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  • Of or regarding a bride or even to wedding ceremony nuptial as bridal ornaments a bridal ensemble a bridal chamber
  • of or relating to a marriage
  • of or regarding a bride
  • archaic terms for a marriage or wedding ceremony feast
  • Of or with respect to a bride, or even marriage; nuptial; since, bridal ornaments; a bridal ensemble; a bridal chamber.
  • A nuptial festival or ceremony; a marriage.

bridal meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., transported usage of noun bridal "wedding feast," Old English brydealo "marriage feast," from bryd ealu, literally "bride ale" (see bride + ale); 2nd element later mistaken for suffix -al (1), specially after c.1600.


bridal meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Of or with respect to a bride, or to wedding; nuptial; since, bridal ornaments; a bridal ensemble; a bridal chamber.

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  • (letter.) A nuptial festival or ceremony; a married relationship.

Sentence Examples with the word bridal

This is intended to be drunk by king and queen on their bridal night and will ensure their undying love for each other.

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