matron of honor
Date: 1903 a bride's principal married wedding attendant — compare maid of honor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • matron of honor — ☆ matron of honor n. a married woman acting as chief attendant to the bride at a wedding: cf. MAID OF HONOR …   English World dictionary

  • matron of honor — noun count a married woman who has the main responsibility for helping a BRIDE at her wedding ─ compare BRIDESMAID …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • matron of honor — noun a married woman serving as the attendant to the bride at a wedding • Hypernyms: ↑attendant, ↑attender, ↑tender * * * (US) (or Brit matron of honour) noun, pl matrons of honor [count] : a married woman who is the main bridesmaid at a wedding… …   Useful english dictionary

  • matron of honor — noun A married woman who assists the bride at a wedding. See Also: maid of honor, maiden of honor …   Wiktionary

  • matron of honor — ma′tron of hon′or n. a married woman acting as the principal attendant of the bride at a wedding Compare maid of honor 1) …   From formal English to slang

  • matron of honor — a married woman acting as the principal attendant of the bride at a wedding. Cf. maid of honor. [1900 05, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • matron of honor — married bridal attendant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • matron of honour — 1. A married woman in the service of a queen or princess 2. A married woman performing the duties of a bridesmaid, esp the chief bridesmaid • • • Main Entry: ↑honour matron of honour see under ↑honour • • • Main Entry: ↑matron * * * matro …   Useful english dictionary

  • matron of honour — BrE matron of honor AmE plural matrons of honour n a married woman who helps the ↑bride on her wedding day →↑bridesmaid …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • matron of honour — noun a married woman acting as the principal attendant of the bride at a wedding. Also, matron of honor …   Australian English dictionary

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