bride-to-benoun [ C ]uk /ˌbraɪd.təˈbiː/ us /ˌbraɪd.təˈbiː/ plural brides-to-be
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- always a bridesmaid, never the bride idiom
- arranged marriage
- bachelor party
- bachelorette party
- give sb away
- go/walk down the aisle idiom
- golden anniversary
- golden wedding anniversary
- guard of honour
- hen night
- register office
- registry office
- ruby anniversary
- shotgun wedding
- shower tea
Examples from literature
- But his eyes returned to his bride-to-be, from whom he removed his gaze with reluctance to-night.
- Everybody congratulates him and offers the bride-to-be good wishes for her happiness.
- Now, as you can imagine, in the morning there was a great uproar in the palace when it was discovered that the Prince's beautiful bride-to-be had disappeared.
- The bride-to-be was young and quite pretty.
- When he returned to his sitting-room he found his bride-to-be arranging her hat at the old mirror which had reflected her before.