Definitions

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  • adjective Without a bride.

Etymologies

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bride +‎ -less

Examples

  • Mr. Marwaha says he assured them he hadn't been affected at all, but still he returned to the U.S. brideless.

    Ineligible Bachelors: Indian Men

  • The brideless bridegroom would permit none to interfere with his sorrow.

    The Surgeon's Daughter

  • He came down and he helped me out through this brideless wedding.

    CNN Transcript Mar 18, 2006

  • F. WISNER: We went ahead and had a brideless wedding with 75 friends and family members gathered at a remote resort and just kind of toasted to life and boosted my spirits.

    CNN Transcript Feb 17, 2005

  • The outraged bridegroom had returned from his meditations to find himself brideless.

    The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy A Book for Young and Old

  • It was Sam who proved himself hero of the honeymoon, for he saved T.A. Buck from continuing his journey to Chicago brideless.

    Emma McChesney and Co.

  • Laughing lassie, if thou wouldst remain always fresh and young, weep no more; think of riding the brideless fleas, of bridling with the golden clouds thy chameleon chimeras, of metamorphosing the realities of life into figures clothed with the rainbow, caparisoned with roseate dreams, and mantled with wings blue as the eyes of the partridge.

    Droll Stories — Volume 3

  • Laughing lassie, if thou wouldst remain always fresh and young, weep no more; think of riding the brideless fleas, of bridling with the golden clouds thy chameleon chimeras, of metamorphosing the realities of life into figures clothed with the rainbow, caparisoned with roseate dreams, and mantled with wings blue as the eyes of the partridge.

    Droll Stories — Complete Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine

  • -- The brideless bridegroom would permit none to interfere with his sorrow.

    The Surgeon's Daughter

  • They settled on Mamatha, a 16-year-old, first-year PU student and a close relative of the brideless Manjunath.

    The Times of India

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