British Englisha night before a man's wedding, which he spends with his male friends, drinking or having a party
WORD FOCUS: marry WORD FOCUS: marry weddingthe ceremony at which people get married bridethe woman who is getting married bridegroom/groomthe man who is getting married the best mana friend of the groom, who helps him and gives a speech bridesmaida woman or girl who helps the bride matron of honourBritish English/honorAmerican Englisha married woman who helps the bride on her wedding day receptionthe meal after the wedding honeymoonthe holiday that people go on after they get married hen nightBritish English/bridal showerAmerican Englisha party before the wedding for the bride stag nightBritish English/bachelor partyAmerican Englisha party before the wedding for the groom proposeto ask someone to marry you get engagedto formally agree to marry each othermarry ➔ See alsomarry
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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