Definition of flower girl noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    flower girl

    ; NAmE
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  1. 1(North American English) a very young girl who walks behind the bride at a wedding and holds flowers or throws flower petals. She is usually a member of the family of one of the people who are being married.
  2. 2(British English) (especially in the past) a woman or girl who sells flowers in the street Shaw's play about Eliza Doolittle, the cockney flower girl
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