Definition of ring bearer in English:

ring bearer


North American
  • The person, typically a young boy, who carries the rings at a wedding ceremony.

    • ‘My mother and I stood at the back of the church, behind all of the rest of the wedding party; the bridesmaids, the best man, the groomsmen, as well as Heidi and Graydon, as the flower girl and ring bearer.’
    • ‘Behind them walked little Wesley, the ring bearer, looking quite cute in a miniature suit just like his brother's.’
    • ‘We had a beautiful ceremony, officiated by a justice of the peace, with our siblings as witnesses and my niece and nephew as flower girl and ring bearer.’
    • ‘Mackie can be the ring bearer and my sisters can be the flower girls.’
    • ‘The ring bearer was Mickey Lavelle, nephew of the groom.’
    • ‘The main guys involved in a wedding ceremony are the groom, groomsmen or best man, the ring bearer and the father of the bride.’
    • ‘Since Maddy was still little, she and Nikki were going to share the duty of flower girls, and Lita's little son Mathew was going to be the ring bearer.’
    • ‘The wedding music sounded and the bride's maids and the ring bearer began to walk down the aisle.’
    • ‘They lined up accordingly and began their walk down the aisle: Roderick first, followed by Lucie, the flower girl, and Nat, the ring bearer.’
    • ‘Who's going to be our ring bearer and flower girl?’