Definition of wedding night in English:

wedding night


  • The night after a wedding (especially with reference to its consummation)

    • ‘He found the number for the Fairmont Hotel and called to reserve one of their nicest rooms for their wedding night.’
    • ‘Just one question - do people really have sex on their wedding night?’
    • ‘The morning after the wedding night, women from both sides of the family go to the couple's bed.’
    • ‘After their disastrous wedding night Mitch told her he wasn't sure whether they were suited for each other.’
    • ‘And on her wedding night, the young bride is finally overpowered and submits to her new husband after desperate resistance.’
    • ‘One of the things about him that I love is that he's catholic and wants to wait for our wedding night to have sex.’
    • ‘Natalie of course ditches the loud and obnoxious Jake on their wedding night, repaying him for ditching her all those years ago.’
    • ‘And, if you have already slept together in the past, what is there to look forward to on your wedding night?’
    • ‘It was the type of scenario most decent young women would not experience until their wedding night.’
    • ‘Whatever happened to waiting until after the wedding to enjoy the wedding night?’
    • ‘Ellen herself could hardly wait to surrender herself completely to Michael on their wedding night.’
    • ‘The thought of their wedding night soon to come made her shudder.’
    • ‘The virgin who has saved herself for her wedding night has the strongest interest in avoiding unwanted intercourse.’
    • ‘I was willing to bet it would not be much more than nine or ten months after the wedding night that I produced my first child.’
    • ‘Then, on my wedding night, he said everything was a lie.’
    • ‘It also gave Ken and Carla a nice place to stay on their wedding night.’
    • ‘On their wedding night she confessed that her heart belonged to another and, through a series of revelations, Valerian discovered that his rival was an angel.’
    • ‘He lures women into marriage to steal their savings but not until after the wedding night.’
    • ‘Andrew was going to have to spend his wedding night in a different room.’
    • ‘Equally embarrassing is his detailed description of his unsuccessful wedding night and the nights that finally led to consummation.’


wedding night

/ˈwediNG nīt/