flower girl
noun Date: 1902 a little girl who carries flowers at a wedding

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flower girl — n. 1. a girl or woman who sells flowers in the streets 2. a little girl who carries flowers and attends the bride at a wedding …   English World dictionary

  • flower girl — n AmE a young girl who carries flowers at a wedding ceremony …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flower girl — flower ,girl noun count a young girl who carries flowers in a wedding ceremony …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flower girl — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flower girl : singular flower girl plural flower girls 1) a young girl who carries flowers in a wedding ceremony 2) British old fashioned a girl or woman who sells flowers at a market …   English dictionary

  • flower girl — noun 1. a woman who sells flowers in the street • Hypernyms: ↑seller, ↑marketer, ↑vender, ↑vendor, ↑trafficker 2. a young girl who carries flowers in a (wedding) procession • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • flower girl — young girl that carries flowers in a wedding; girl who sells flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flower girl — noun (C) 1 BrE a girl or woman who sells flowers in a street market 2 AmE a young girl who carries flowers in a wedding ceremony compare bridesmaid …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flower girl — flow′er girl n. a young girl in a wedding procession who precedes the bride, carrying or scattering flowers …   From formal English to slang

  • flower girl — noun A participant in a wedding procession, whose responsibility is usually to spread flower petals on the floor before the bride, or to carry a bouquet of flowers …   Wiktionary

  • flower girl — 1. a young girl at a wedding ceremony who precedes the bride and carries or scatters flowers in her path. 2. Brit. a woman who sells flowers in the street. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

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