blushing bride

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Originally a reference to a virgin bride who, lacking sexual experience, might be nervous about her wedding night.


blushing bride (plural blushing brides)

  1. A bride.
    • 2009, Benjamin Gilton, The Missing Dinner Guests:
      My beautiful blushing bride, Sheila here, and I - We have come all the way up here to god’s green country to... Kill you. Clean you. And eat you.
    • 2012, Melissa Locker, “Bride Ties the Knot on Her 100th Birthday”, Time:
      Dana Jackson was not your average blushing bride. You see, she went down the aisle on her 100th birthday.