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best man

n.
A man serving as the principal groomsman leading up to and during a wedding.

best man

n
the (male) attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding

best′ man′


n.
the chief attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.best man - the principal groomsman at a weddingbest man - the principal groomsman at a wedding
wedding party, wedding - a party of people at a wedding
groomsman - a male attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding
Translations
إشْبينُ العَريساِشْبيـن العَريس
svědekženichův svědek
forlover
bestman
vjenčani kum
tanú: a võlegény tanúja
svaramaîur
新郎の付添い役
신랑 들러리
družba
poročni drug
best man
เพื่อนเจ้าบ่าว
phù rể

best man

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best

(best) adjective, pronoun
(something which is) good to the greatest extent. the best book on the subject; the best (that) I can do; She is my best friend; Which method is (the) best?; The flowers are at their best just now.
adverb
in the best manner. She sings best (of all).
verb
to defeat. He was bested in the argument.
best man
the bridegroom's attendant at a wedding.
ˌbestˈseller noun
something (usually a book) which sells very many copies. Ernest Hemingway wrote several bestsellers.
the best part of
most of; nearly (all of). I've read the best part of two hundred books on the subject.
do one's best
to try as hard as possible. He'll do his best to be here on time.
for the best
intended to have the best results possible. We don't want to send the child away to school but we're doing it for the best.
get the best of
to win, or get some advantage from, (a fight, argument etc). He was shouting a lot, but I think I got the best of the argument.
make the best of it
to do all one can to turn a failure etc into something successful. She is disappointed at not getting into university but she'll just have to make the best of it and find a job.

best man

اِشْبيـن العَريس svědek forlover Trauzeuge κουμπάρος padrino de boda bestman garçon d’honneur vjenčani kum testimone di nozze 新郎の付添い役 신랑 들러리 ceremoniemeester forlover drużba padrinho do noivo дружка best man เพื่อนเจ้าบ่าว sağdıç phù rể 男傧相
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All I know, Genevieve, is that you feel good in the ring when you've got the man where you want him, when he's had a punch up both sleeves waiting for you and you've never given him an opening to land 'em, when you've landed your own little punch an' he's goin' groggy, an' holdin' on, an' the referee's dragging him off so's you can go in an' finish 'm, an' all the house is shouting an' tearin' itself loose, an' you know you're the best man, an' that you played m' fair an' won out because you're the best man.
67} They then turned to the painful art of wrestling, and here Euryalus proved to be the best man.
He will cut the ground from under his own feet if he does; but I make no exception as regards any one else, for I want to have the matter out and know which is the best man.
Then he had a go at the best man, but the best man had nothing in the world but one suit of clothes and a spare collar.
He’s a little quarrelsome at times, and thinks he’s the best man in the country at rough and tumble.
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Picking one best man was a very difficul thing to do because I had three guys who were clearly my three best friends.
He added: "Now everyone keeps asking me when I'm getting married and who my best man will be.
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