A married woman serving as chief attendant of the bride at a wedding.
The definition of a matron of honor is a woman, often an older or married woman, who is chosen by the bride at a wedding to stand up for the bride and to be an assistant in the planning and carrying out of the wedding.
An example of a matron of honor is the older and married best friend of a bride who throws the bridal shower and who walks down the aisle right before the bride at the wedding.
A married woman acting as chief attendant to the bride at a wedding.
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Plural:matrons of honor