Red Wedding

Meaning

A disaster

Red wedding means disaster. It is a slang term used to describe an event that has turned into a disaster.

The term originates from Game of Thrones where the wedding between Edmure Tully and Roslin Frey turned from a happy occasion into a bloody massacre. The phrase can also describe a person who has become a disaster, or mess, as well.

Example

"The bday party turned into a red wedding when Stacy's ex-boyfriend showed up."
Roose Bolton and Robb Stark during the "Red Wedding" episode

Roose Bolton and Robb Stark during the "Red Wedding" episode

A woman dropping a birthday cake most likely ruining the party

A woman dropping a birthday cake most likely ruining the party

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Last Updated: April 21, 2016

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