boutonniere boutonniere

Definition(s):

  • (n) a flower that is worn in a buttonhole

Usage(s):

  1. The groom pays for his boutonniere as well as the bride's electronic monitoring bracelet.
  2. His boutonniere was made of cornflowers, the favorite flower of his father, and he wore his father's watch.
  3. One day last fall he swept into his brother's apartment to dance before a full-length mirror so he could admire his collard-leaf boutonniere; he left without a word.

News

  • Bacon Wedding: Couple Ties The Knot In Pork-Themed Ceremony (PHOTOS)

    The couple, who bonded over their love of Puerto Rican pork shoulder, walked down a bacon-printed carpet to the altar, where local radio station Star 94.1 DJ Jesse Lozano officiated the ceremony, according to a press release. Dunvan carried a bacon bouquet and Quinones wore a bacon boutonniere.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

Quotes

  • "It's been a year in the making," Priscilla tells ET's Mark Steines. "It's unbelievable what they've done ...... even to the little boutonniere on [Elvis'] lapel and the tiara I have on my veil."
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Priscilla Presley Source: News4Jax.com

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