HyperDic: groom

English > 6 senses of the word groom:
VERBsocialgroom, prepare, traineducate for a future role or function
bodygroom, dress, currygive a neat appearance to
bodygroom, neatencare for one's external appearance
NOUNperson groom, bridegrooma man participant in his own marriage ceremony
person groom, stableman, stableboy, hostler, ostlersomeone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
person groom, bridegrooma man who has recently been married
groom > pronunciation
Soundsgruw'm
Rhymesabloom ... zoom: 56 rhymes with uwm...
English > groom: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA man participant in his own marriage ceremony.
Synonymbridegroom
Member ofwedding, wedding partyA party of people at a wedding
Broaderparticipant, playersomeone who takes part in an activity
Spanishnovio
Catalannuvi
English > groom: 6 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone employed in a stable to take care of the horses.
Synonymsstableman, stableboy, hostler, ostler
Broaderhired hand, hand, hired manA hired laborer on a farm or ranch
Spanishmozo de cuadra, mozo de establo
Catalanmosso de quadra, mosso-d'establa
Verbsgroomgive a neat appearance to
English > groom: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA man who has recently been married.
Synonymbridegroom
Broadernewlywed, honeymoonersomeone recently married
Spanishnovio
Catalannuvi
English > groom: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningEducate for a future role or function.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He is grooming his son to become his successor"
Synonymsprepare, train
Narrowerqualify, disposemake fit or prepared
BroadereducateGive an education to
Similar todiscipline, train, check, conditionDevelop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice
train, prepareUndergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
train, develop, prepare, educatecreate by training and teaching
Spanishcapacitar, educar, entrenar, preparar
Catalancapacitar, educar, entrenar, preparar
Nounsgroomingactivity leading to skilled behavior
English > groom: 6 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningGive a neat appearance to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey groom the animals
Example"groom the dogs"
Synonymsdress, curry
Broaderfancify, beautify, embellish, prettifymake more beautiful
Similar todress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffurearrange attractively
Spanishalmohazar, arreglar, asear, cepillar, cuidar
Catalanatendre, estrijolar, raspallar
Nounsgroomsomeone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
English > groom: 6 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningcare for one's external appearance.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He is always well-groomed"
Synonymneaten
NarrowerbarberPerform the services of a barber
clean upmake oneself clean, presentable or neat
cleanse, cleanclean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
comb, comb out, disentanglesmoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
doll up, do up, pretty up, glam upUse special care in dressing, making-up , etc.
dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffurearrange attractively
make upapply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier
manicurecare for (one's hand) by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.
mousse, gelapply a styling gel to
pedicurecare for one's feet by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.
perfume, scentapply perfume / perfume to
pomadeapply pomade to (hair)
shaveRemove body hair with a razor
spruce up, spruce, slick up, smarten upDress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion
Broaderfancify, beautify, embellish, prettifymake more beautiful
Spanishacicalarse, almohazar, arreglarse, cuidarse, sobrehilar
Catalancompondre's, empolainar-se, empolistrar-se
Nounsgroomingthe activity of getting dressed

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