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    bridemate the opposite of best man

    Is bridemate the opposite of best man and bridemates of the opposite of best men?

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    Re: bridemate the opposite of best man

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    Is bridemate the opposite of best man and bridemates of the opposite of best men?

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    The core word is "maid", not "mate". The best man is for the groom. The bridesmaid is for the bride. A bride may have a number of bridesmaids but the groom can only have one best man.

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    Re: bridemate the opposite of best man

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    Is bridemate the opposite of best man and bridemates of the opposite of best men?

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    The "opposite" or comparable role/title of best man for the primary attendant of the bride is maid-of-honor. The other attendants of the bride are bridesmaids. Other attendants of the groom are groomsmen.

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    Re: bridemate the opposite of best man

    If the principal bridesmaid is unmarried, she is the "maid of honour". If she is married, she is the "matron of honour".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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