The definition of a bride is someone who will soon be married or who is just married.(noun)
An example of a bride is a woman who is planning her wedding.
See bride in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE bryd, akin to Ger braut, betrothed, fiancée
Origin: Fr < OFr < OHG bridel, akin to bridle
See bride in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English brȳd.
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