- n. A woman who, in the course of planning her wedding, exercises or attempts to exercise a high degree of control over all or many minor details of the ceremony and reception.
- bride + -zilla (Wiktionary)
“A half-century ago, long before the word "bridezilla" was part of our lexicon, saleswomen at Becker's Bridal had a secret language they used to cope with unpleasant brides.”
“Russell Brand "bridezilla" - because he's addicted to reading wedding magazines.”
“KATY PERRY has nicknamed her fiance RUSSELL BRAND "bridezilla" - because he's addicted to reading wedding magazines.”
“Katy Perry labels fiance Russell Brand the ultimate 'bridezilla' RUSSELL Brand has been labelled a "bridezilla" by his popstar fiance Katy Perry.”
“bridezilla" - because he's addicted to reading wedding magazines.”
“It seems to me that you're liable to be called a bridezilla if you feel strongly about anything, think your wedding is important, are willing to spend money on any extra details that will beautify or personalize your wedding, actually enjoy wedding planning, expect that things will be generally be carried out the way you planned (and paid for!), feel stressed out by any aspect of the entire process, and aren't planning on giving in to every single opinion and request you receive.”
“Weddings are the subject of at least a dozen reality shows; a Google search for "bridezilla" turns up half a million hits; and there are four different bridal Barbies.”
“Russell Brand labelled the ultimate 'bridezilla' by fiance Katy Perry”
“Perry on the internet as revenge after she dubbed him a "bridezilla" and showed off a picture of him wearing a wedding dress.”
“He adds a "bridezilla" daughter whose wedding plans are tanking and mixes that with a wacky maid, a cocktail-fueled mother and the President of the”
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