wedding ring

wed·ding ring
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wed-ing ring]
    • /ˈwɛd ɪŋ rɪŋ/
    • /ˈwedɪŋ rɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wed-ing ring]
    • /ˈwɛd ɪŋ rɪŋ/

Definitions of wedding ring words

  • noun wedding ring a ring, usually of gold, platinum, or silver, given by one partner to the other during a marriage ceremony. 1
  • noun wedding ring gold band worn by sb married 1
  • countable noun wedding ring A wedding ring is a ring that you wear to show that you are married. 0
  • noun wedding ring a band ring with parallel sides, typically of precious metal, worn to indicate married status 0
  • noun wedding ring a ring, typically a band of gold, platinum, etc., given by the groom to the bride during a wedding ceremony; also, such a ring often given to the groom by the bride 0
  • noun wedding ring One of a pair or rings exchanged by bride and groom in a wedding ceremony; symbolizes continuous fidelity. 0

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Origin of wedding ring

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400

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Parts of speech for Wedding ring


wedding ring popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

wedding ring usage trend in Literature

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