nuptials nuptials

Definition(s):

  • (n) the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed

Usage(s):

  1. Those involved in the wedding business had long ago seen a dramatic spike in nuptials planned for July 7.
  2. A chic Arab sheikBuckingham Palace may have lavish plans for Prince Charles' wedding, but it will have to go far to top a style of royal nuptials unusual even for fabled.
  3. Gym memberships may not get the same workouts they did before nuptials.

News

  1. Cutler and Cavallari's Wedding Included Cookies

    We mentioned on Friday that Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari tied the knot over the weekend. Now, thanks to Us Weekly, we have some details on their nuptials. Photo Credit: WireImage
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NBC Chicago

  2. Lady Gaga Blends In as a Bridesmaid at Best Friend's Wedding

    The pop star wears a peach-colored dress with a flower in her hair at Bo O'Connor's nuptials
    on June 11, 2013     Source: People Magazine

  3. Ikea Wire: Ikea is back in the nuptials...

    Ikea is back in the nuptials business, having played wedding venue to a Newark, N.J., couple who met at their local Swedish superstore eight years ago. Where, exactly, did they find and celebrate true love? The photo department—"next to stacks...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Curbed

Quotes

  1. "I am encouraging couples who are planning their nuptials to schedule their ceremony for February 14," said Murray. "Why not exchange wedding vows in our historic and charming courtroom under a festive arch of pink, white and red balloons?"
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: Kate Murray Source: EmpireStateNews.net

  2. "They're very puritanical in that way and I'm just trying to mess things up," Harris told The Early Show co-anchor Hannah Storm. "I want my single friends to go carousing all the time. And with the impending nuptials there's always that guy...
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Neil Patrick Harris Source: CBS News

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