1. [ verb ] give a neat appearance to
Synonyms: curry dress

"groom the dogs" "dress the horses"

Related terms: beautify dress
2. [ verb ] (education) prepare (someone) for a future role or function
Synonyms: train prepare

"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"

Related terms: educate qualify train train discipline training
3. [ noun ] a man participant in his own marriage ceremony
Synonyms: bridegroom
Related terms: participant wedding
4. [ verb ] care for one's external appearance
Synonyms: neaten

"He is always well-groomed"

Related terms: beautify shave dress cleanse comb manicure make_up barber mousse pedicure spruce_up doll_up perfume clean_up pomade dressing
5. [ noun ] (work,agriculture) someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
Synonyms: stableboy hostler ostler stableman
Related terms: hired_hand dress
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5545
7. [ noun ] a man who has recently been married
Synonyms: bridegroom
Related terms: newlywed
Similar spelling:   Groome