groom [bridegroom]

groom [bridegroom]
младоженец {м}

noun


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  • Groom — 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Groom porter — Groom 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bridegroom — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bridegroom — O.E. brydguma suitor, from bryd bride (see BRIDE (Cf. bride)) + guma man (Cf. O.N. gumi, O.H.G. gomo, cognate with L. homo man; see HOMUNCULUS (Cf. homunculus)). Ending altered 16c. by folk etymolo …   Etymology dictionary

  • groom´er — groom «groom», noun, verb. –n. 1. a man just married or about to be married; bridegroom: »The lanky groom, decked out in brown suede shoes and a brown tail coat with yellow carnation (Newsweek). 2. a man or boy whose work is taking care of horses …   Useful english dictionary

  • groom — [gro͞om; groom] n. [ME grom, boy, groom < ?] 1. a person whose work is tending, feeding, and currying horses 2. any of certain officials of the British royal household 3. BRIDEGROOM 4. Archaic a) a manservant …   English World dictionary

  • groom — [n1] man being married benedict, bridegroom, fiancé, husband, spouse, suitor; concept 419 Ant. bride groom [n2] stable attendant; servant equerry, hostler, stable person; concepts 348,419 groom [v] …   New thesaurus

  • bridegroom — [n] male marriage partner benedict, groom, helpmate, husband, mate, newlywed, old man*, spouse; concepts 296,419 Ant. bride …   New thesaurus

  • bridegroom — [brīd′gro͞om΄] n. [ME bridegome < OE brydguma, suitor < bryd, bride + guma (akin to L homo), man; altered by folk etym. after GROOM] a man who has just been married or is about to be married …   English World dictionary

  • groom — ► VERB 1) brush and clean the coat of (a horse or dog). 2) give a neat and tidy appearance to. 3) prepare or train for a particular purpose or activity. ► NOUN 1) a person employed to take care of horses. 2) a bridegroom. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • groom — {{11}}groom (n.1) c.1200, grome male child, boy; c.1300 as youth, young man. No known cognates in other Germanic languages. Perhaps from O.E. *groma, related to growan grow; or from O.Fr. grommet servant (Cf. M.E. gromet ship s boy, early 13c.).… …   Etymology dictionary

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