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Meaning of GROOM

Pronunciation:  groom

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a man who has recently been married
  2. [n]  a man participant in his own marriage ceremony
  3. [n]  someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
  4. [v]  care for the external appearance
  5. [v]  give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses"
  6. [v]  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"

GROOM is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: bridegroom, curry, hostler, neaten, ostler, prepare, stableboy, stableman, train
 See Also: arrange, barber, beautify, clean, clean up, cleanse, coif, coiffe, coiffure, comb, comb out, disentangle, dispose, do, do up, doll up, dress, educate, embellish, gel, glam up, hand, hired hand, hired man, honeymooner, make up, manicure, mousse, newlywed, participant, pedicure, perfume, pomade, prettify, pretty up, qualify, scent, set, shave, slick up, smarten up, spruce, spruce up, wedding, wedding party



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Groom\, n. [Cf. Scot. grome, groyme, grume, gome, guym,
    man, lover, OD. grom boy, youth; perh. the r is an insertion
    as in E. bridegroom, and the word is the same as AS. guma
    man. See {Bridegroom}.]
    1. A boy or young man; a waiter; a servant; especially, a man
       or boy who has charge of horses, or the stable. --Spenser.
    2. One of several officers of the English royal household,
       chiefly in the lord chamberlain's department; as, the
       groom of the chamber; the groom of the stole.
    3. A man recently married, or about to be married; a
       bridegroom. --Dryden.
    {Groom porter}, formerly an officer in the English royal
       household, who attended to the furnishing of the king's
       lodgings and had certain privileges.
  2. \Groom\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Groomed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To tend or care for, or to curry or clean, as a, horse.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are a groom, represents your commitment to a relationship or situation. Alternatively, it suggests that your strong assertive side is getting ready to merge with your intuitive nurturing side.
Thesaurus Terms
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