wedding bells

wed·ding bells
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wed-ing belz]
    • /ˈwɛd ɪŋ bɛlz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wed-ing belz]
    • /ˈwɛd ɪŋ bɛlz/

Definitions of wedding bells words

  • noun,plural wedding bells church bells that peal after marriage ceremony 1
  • noun,plural wedding bells possibility of marriage 1

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Parts of speech for Wedding bells


wedding bells popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for wedding bells

noun wedding bells

  • consortia — a combination of financial institutions, capitalists, etc., for carrying into effect some financial operation requiring large resources of capital.
  • consortium — A consortium is a group of people or firms who have agreed to co-operate with each other.
  • marriage — (broadly) any of the diverse forms of interpersonal union established in various parts of the world to form a familial bond that is recognized legally, religiously, or socially, granting the participating partners mutual conjugal rights and responsibilities and including, for example, opposite-sex marriage, same-sex marriage, plural marriage, and arranged marriage: Anthropologists say that some type of marriage has been found in every known human society since ancient times. See Word Story at the current entry.
  • matrimony — the state of being married; marriage: He was married in 1870 and lived in matrimony 12 years.
  • monogamy — marriage with only one person at a time. Compare bigamy, polygamy.

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