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groom

 
pronunciation:
grum
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a man who is about to be or has just been married.
synonyms:
bridegroom
similar words:
husband
definition 2: a person whose job is to take care of horses or a stable.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: grooms, grooming, groomed
definition 1: to make clean and neat in appearance.
My cat grooms herself often.
 
synonyms:
spruce up, tend
similar words:
arrange, brush, tidy
definition 2: to wipe down, brush, and care for.
He groomed the horse after it had been ridden.
similar words:
brush
derivation: groomer (n.)
Word Builder: groom +
  • grooming:
    care of the skin and hair.
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