- The definition of a bride is someone who will soon be married or who is just married.
An example of a bride is a woman who is planning her wedding.
A bride posing for a portrait.
bride definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English ; from Old English bryd, akin to German braut, betrothed, fiancée
Origin: French ; from Old French ; from Old High German bridel, akin to bridle
bride definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, from Old English brȳd.