Meaning of bridalwear in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbrʌɪdlwɛː/


  • Clothing worn by or suitable for a bride; wedding dresses collectively.

    Often in commercial use. Bridalwear now sometimes covers clothing worn by the whole bridal party, including dresses for the bride and bridesmaids, formal suits for the groom and groomsmen, etc.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Hull Packet & East Riding Times. From bridal + wear.