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  Definition of groom
  1. a man who has recently been married
  2. a man participant in his own marriage ceremony
  3. someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
  4. care for one''s external appearance; "He is always well-groomed"
  5. give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses"
  6. prepare (someone) for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior"
Similar Words: bridegroom, stableman, stableboy, hostler, ostler, neaten, dress, curry, prepare, train

 

Hyponyms: cleanse, clean, shave, comb, comb out, disentangle, dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure, mousse, gel, pomade, clean up, make up, manicure, barber, pedicure, doll up, do up, pretty up, glam up, spruce up, spruce, slick up, smarten up, perfume, scent, qualify, dispose

 

Grouped Verbs: dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure, train, prepare, develop, educate, discipline, check, condition

 

Member Meronyms: wedding, wedding party

 

Derivational Morphology: dress, curry, dressing, grooming, stableman, stableboy, hostler, ostler, trainee, trainer, training, preparation

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: bruidegom   Finnish: sulhanen  
French: fiancé   German: Bräutigam  
Hungarian: võlegény   Italian: sposo  
Japanese: 新郎   Korean: 신랑  
Polish: pan   Portuguese: noivo  
Russian: жених   Spanish: novio  
Swedish: brudgum  
 
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