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Meaning of BRIDEGROOM

Pronunciation:  'brId`groom

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a man who has recently been married
  2. [n]  a man participant in his own marriage ceremony
 

BRIDEGROOM is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: groom
 
 See Also: honeymooner, newlywed, participant, wedding, wedding party

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bride"groom`\ (-gr[=oo]m`), n. [OE. bridegome,
brudgume, AS. br[=y]dguma (akin to OS. br[=u]digumo, D.
bruidegom, bruigom, OHG. pr[=u]tigomo, MHG. briutegome, G.
br["a]utigam); AS. br[=y]d bride + guma man, akin to Goth.
guma, Icel. gumi, OHG. gomo, L. homo; the insertion of r
being caused by confusion with groom. See {Bride}, and cf.
{Groom}, {Homage}.]
A man newly married, or just about to be married.

 

 

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