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Meaning of SPOUSAL

Pronunciation:  'spawzul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  relating to or celebrating marriage; "a fitting symbol of spousal love"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to a wedding; "bridal procession"; "nuptial day"; "spousal rites"; "wedding cake"; "marriage vows"
 

SPOUSAL is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: bridal, nuptial
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Spous"al\, a. [See {Espousal}, {Sponsal}, and
    {Spouse}.]
    Of or pertaining to a spouse or marriage; nuptial;
    matrimonial; conjugal; bridal; as, spousal rites; spousal
    ornaments. --Wordsworth.
    
    
  2. \Spous"al\, n. [See {Espousal}, {Spouse}.]
    Marriage; nuptials; espousal; -- generally used in the
    plural; as, the spousals of Hippolita. --Dryden.
    
          Boweth your head under that blissful yoke . . . Which
          that men clepeth spousal or wedlock.     --Chaucer.
    
          the spousals of the newborn year.        --Emerson.
    
    
 

 

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