Complete Definition of "groom"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uːm|-uːm

Etymology
Probably from OE. guma, cognate with OHG. gomo, ON. gumi.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A man who is about to become or has recently become part of a married couple. Short form of bridegroom.
  2. A person who cares for horses.

Translations
trans-top|man about to be married
Czech: ženich m
Finnish: sulhanen
French: fiancé m, jeune marié m
German: Bräutigam m -s, -e
Hungarian: võlegény
Italian: sposo m
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Japanese: 新郎 (しんろう, shinrou)
Korean: 신랑 (新郞, sinrang, sillang)
Kurdish: KUchar|زاوا
Polish: pan młody m
Portuguese: noivo
Russian: жених m
Scottish Gaelic: fear-bainnse m, fear nuadh-pòsda m
Spanish: novio m
Swedish: brudgum
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trans-top|person who cares for horses
French: palfrenier m
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Korean: 말꾼 (malkkun), 마부 (馬夫, mabu)
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Verb
en-verb

  1. To attend to one's appearance and clothing.
  2. To care for horses or other animals by brushing and cleaning them.
  3. To prepare a ski slope for skiers

Related terms
groomed
grooming
bridegroom

Translations
trans-top|To attend to one's appearance
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trans-top|To care for animals
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trans-top|To prepare a ski slope
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Category:Marriage

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