Definition of "groom" []

  • A person employed to take care of horses or a stable. (noun)
  • A bridegroom. (noun)
  • One of several officers in an English royal household. (noun)
  • Archaic A man. (noun)
  • Archaic A male servant. (noun)
  • A person employed to clean and look after horses (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any of various officers of a royal or noble household (noun)
  • A male servant or attendant (noun)
  • A young man (noun)
  • To make or keep (clothes, appearance, etc) clean and tidy (verb)
  • To rub down, clean, and smarten (a horse, dog, etc) (verb)
  • To train or prepare for a particular task, occupation, etc (verb)
  • To win the confidence of (a victim) in order to a commit sexual assault on him or her (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "groom" in a sentence
  • "At least though, being a groom is a guy thing, not a gay thing."
  • "The truth be told, I find weddings to be some of the most diverse photography a person can do, namely because every single bride and groom is completely different and have different wants."
  • "In the United States, on average a groom is 2.3 years older than his bride."