betrothal[ bih-troh-th uh l, -traw-thuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF betrothal
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BETROTHAL
Nelly, next week it will be a year since our first betrothal; do you remember?
The betrothal was completed before Frederick stood so near to the throne.
Sometimes the illusion disappears while there is yet time to break off the betrothal.
Also he intended to announce the betrothal of the young couple.
The betrothal of the parties shall be made by the next of kin, or if there are none, by the guardians.
He and Madeline had agreed that they would tell no one—no one at all—of their betrothal.
Yet he persisted until the very eve, almost, of her betrothal to Ignacio.
He went to remonstrate with Rosamund upon her betrothal, and he did so at the request of her brother.
Handsome Harry Kendal does not love this girl with whom they have forced him into a betrothal.
I am here to say this to you: here and now I sever our betrothal!
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BETROTHAL
- promissory note
- sacred word
- word of honor