maid of honor definition

  • noun:
    • The chief unmarried lady attendant of a bride.
    • An unmarried noblewoman attendant upon a queen or princess.
    • the main lady just who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony.
    • the bride's principle attendant at a wedding, if unmarried. If hitched, she actually is called the matron of honor.
    • a lady attendant of a queen or royal princess; -- frequently of noble family, and achieving to execute only nominal or honorary obligations.
    • an unmarried girl who attends the bride at a wedding

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