- Saint. Brigid, Saint.
- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for bridget
We loved Zellweger as Bridget Jones for owning her weight, finding love, and never settling for less than she deserved.
The worldwide panic over her new look is rooted in a sense of betrayal to the "be yourself" values that Bridget Jones embodied.
I live-texted Colin the plot of Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason a few months back while I was watching it.Emma Stone and Colin Firth on Woody Allen, Shrinkage, and Live-Texting ‘Bridget Jones’
July 21, 2014
And they failed to force two key witnesses—Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Stepien—to produce documents.How The Bridgegate Investigation Ground to a Halt—And Let Chris Christie Zoom Off to Iowa
July 18, 2014
I just felt like he had a hard time letting go, and he felt like he needed to kill Bridget himself.Diane Kruger on ‘The Bridge,’ the Immigration Problem, and Rooting For Germany in the World Cup
July 10, 2014
"A young man to see you, Mr. Davis," said Bridget, entering the breakfast-room.Brave and Bold
But Mrs. Graham was more beautiful than Bridget, more beautiful than Bridget could ever be.Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
My Aunt Bridget she called me 'Mag' when she didn't make it somethin' worse.Thankful's Inheritance
Joseph C. Lincoln
I thought of Aunt Bridget and my little heart choked with anger.
I was thinking his eyes were like Aunt Bridget's—cold and grey and piercing.
- Also: Bride, Brigid 453–523 ad, Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland. Feast day: Feb 1
- Also: Birgitta ?1303-73, Swedish nun and visionary; patron saint of Sweden. Feast day: July 23
Word Origin and History for bridget
fem. proper name, from Irish Brighid, fire goddess, from brigh "strength," from Celtic *brig-o-, from PIE *bhrgh-nt- "high, mighty," from root *bhrgh- "high" (see borough).