Use the adjective bridal to talk about a wedding or a bride. A bridal bouquet is the arrangement of flowers the bride carries during a wedding ceremony.

Usually the word bridal describes anything having to do with a bride, like the bridal veil or the bridal party, or the bride's friends and family. Sometimes bridal refers to the newlywed couple, like the bridal suite they might stay in at a hotel on their honeymoon. Remember, bridal has nothing to do with horses — that's bridle, which sounds the same but means part of a harness.

Definitions of bridal

adj of or pertaining to a bride

bridal gown”

adj of or relating to a wedding

bridal procession”
nuptial, spousal

n archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast

Type of:
marriage, marriage ceremony, wedding
the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony

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