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 (gro͞omz′mən, gro͝omz′-)
A man who supports the groom leading up to and during a wedding.
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(ˈɡruːmzmən; ˈɡrʊmz-)
n, pl -men
a man who attends the bridegroom at a wedding, usually the best man
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(ˈgrumz mən, ˈgrʊmz-)

n., pl. -men.
a man who attends the bridegroom in a wedding ceremony.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groomsman - a male attendant of the bridegroom at a weddinggroomsman - a male attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding
wedding party, wedding - a party of people at a wedding
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
best man - the principal groomsman at a wedding
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When Pavel and Peter were young men, living at home in Russia, they were asked to be groomsmen for a friend who was to marry the belle of another village.
I am expecting my bridegroom to come into the church, with my first two husbands for groomsmen!"
There were no groomsmen, no bridesmaids, no relatives to wait for or marshal: none but Mr.
New York, NY, February 15, 2019 --( Meeting the exceptional and unique requirements of wedding party orders for the groom and groomsmen is a My Custom Tailor specialty.
Bride-Charlie But they're so proud of their home town, they want as much of it as possible, if not all of it, to be from Redcar - from chair covers to the groomsmen's outfits - and even the hen do.
The 26-year-old singer had earlier taken to Instagram, revealing who his groomsmen will be and also disclosed his gifts for his groomsmen.
They are getting married on the same day as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, complete with special wedding outfits, their own vows, a three-tier cake and a string of bridesmaids and groomsmen.
All of us, bridesmaids groomsmen, off across the into the station the Once the formalities were over, the couple and their bridesmaids and groomsmen trooped through the city centre for their snaps with their wedding photographer, who wanted to be known only as Aaron.
It was noted too that her designer friend created her groomsmen's outfits, charging her P1,500 each for the ten of them.
The groomsmen were Craig Smith, the bride's brother and Jason Hardy, the bridegroom's brother-inlaw.
The hero is a friendless schlub who hires Hart's professional best man to make him look popular at his wedding, paying extra to find him seven groomsmen.
Groomsmen were Bob Harmon, brother of the groom, and Logan Knight, brother of the bride.