Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Acting as bridesmaid at a wedding.
  • v. Present participle of bridesmaid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being a bridesmaid.

Etymologies

bridesmaid +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Stuggy you make me sorry that all my friends are now married & no more 'bridesmaiding'.

    Keep Dreaming: From Fantasy to Reality

  • "No, Trichy; I won't be Augusta's bridesmaid; I'll bide my time for bridesmaiding."

    Doctor Thorne

  • By the time my husband talked me down, (illustrating at great length what a huge pain in the ass bridesmaiding entails if you don't live in the same city and you have small children and the bride only has an intellectual understanding of how that limits a bridesmaid's ability to test taste local bakeries, etc.)

    Anne Nahm

  • Just released today and definitely worth the read even if you aren’t the bridesmaid to a bridezilla, She’s Gone Bridal is a smart and sassy journey along a 9-step program that helps ensure a successful bridesmaiding experience while still maintaining one’s sanity and friendship with the bride.

    All Things Girl » All Things Girl » Blog Archive » Book Talk: She’s Gone Bridal by Liz Razin

  • ‘No, Trichy; I won’t be Augusta’s bridesmaid; I’ll bide my time for bridesmaiding.’

    Doctor Thorne

  • You can send a quick message saying, "I don't know what you guys have experienced with bridesmaiding, but I want things to be fun and Phrase it carefully - note the language recognizing that your wedding may differ from their previous experiences.

    Offbeat Bride

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