bridegroom


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bride·groom

 (brīd′gro͞om′, -gro͝om′)
n.
A man who is about to be married or has recently been married.

[Alteration (influenced by groom) of Middle English bridegome, from Old English brȳdguma : brȳd, bride + guma, man; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.]

bridegroom

(ˈbraɪdˌɡruːm; -ˌɡrʊm)
n
a man who has just been or is about to be married
[C14: changed (through influence of groom) from Old English brӯdguma, from brӯd bride1 + guma man; related to Old Norse brūthgumi, Old High German brūtigomo]

bride•groom

(ˈbraɪdˌgrum, -ˌgrʊm)

n.
a newly married man or a man about to be married.
[before 1000; late Middle English (Scots) brydgrome, alter. of Middle English bridegome, Old English brȳdguma=brȳd bride1 + guma man (c. Latin homō)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bridegroom - a man who has recently been marriedbridegroom - a man who has recently been married
honeymooner, newlywed - someone recently married
2.bridegroom - a man participant in his own marriage ceremonybridegroom - a man participant in his own marriage ceremony
wedding party, wedding - a party of people at a wedding
participant - someone who takes part in an activity

bridegroom

noun husband, groom, newly-wed, marriage partner The bride and bridegroom left in a carriage.
Translations
عَريسعريس
ženich
brudgom
sulhanen
mladoženja
vőlegény
brúðgumibrúîgumi
花婿新郎
신랑
ženin
brudgum
เจ้าบ่าว
chú rểrể

bridegroom

[ˈbraɪdgrʊm] Nnovio m BEST MAN

bridegroom

[ˈbraɪdgruːm] n (before wedding)futur marié m; (after wedding)(jeune) marié m

bridegroom

nBräutigam m

bridegroom

[ˈbraɪdˌgruːm] nsposo

bride

(braid) noun
a woman about to be married, or newly married. The bride wore a white dress.
ˈbridal adjective
1. of a wedding. the bridal feast.
2. of a bride. bridal finery.
ˈbridegroom noun
a man about to be married, or newly married.
bridesmaid (ˈbraidzmeid) noun
an unmarried woman attending the bride at a wedding.

bridegroom

عَريس ženich brudgom Bräutigam γαμπρός novio sulhanen marié mladoženja sposo 花婿 신랑 bruidegom brudgom pan młody noivo жених brudgum เจ้าบ่าว damat chú rể 新郎
References in classic literature ?
Every time there was heard the creak of the opened door the conversation in the crowd died away, and everybody looked round expecting to see the bride and bridegroom come in.
No doubt the old cheery publicity is a little embarrassing to the two most concerned, and the old marriage customs, the singing of the bride and bridegroom to their nuptial couch, the frank jests, the country horse-play, must have fretted the souls of many a lover before Shelley, who, it will be remembered, resented the choral celebrations of his Scotch landlord and friends by appearing at his bedroom door with a brace of pistols.
The widow was as complete a contrast to her third bridegroom, in everything but age, as can well be conceived.
During this unavoidable lapse of time the bridegroom, in proof of his eagerness, was expected to expose himself alone to the gaze of the assembled company; and Archer had gone through this formality as resignedly as through all the others which made of a nineteenth century New York wedding a rite that seemed to belong to the dawn of history.
Irwine and her daughters were waiting at the churchyard gates in their carriage (for they had a carriage now) to shake hands with the bride and bridegroom and wish them well; and in the absence of Miss Lydia Donnithorne at Bath, Mrs.
The bridegroom sat at the top, with the false princess on one side, and the true one on the other; but nobody knew her again, for her beauty was quite dazzling to their eyes; and she did not seem at all like the little goose-girl, now that she had her brilliant dress on.
The bride and bridegroom evaded the restraints of lawful authority, and presumed to meet together privately, before they were married, in the conservatory at Ham Farm.
Here, too, are Boots and Brewer, and the two other Buffers; each Buffer with a flower in his button-hole, his hair curled, and his gloves buttoned on tight, apparently come prepared, if anything had happened to the bridegroom, to be married instantly.
There were to be no ceremonious performances, everything was to be as natural and homelike as possible, so when Aunt March arrived, she was scandalized to see the bride come running to welcome and lead her in, to find the bridegroom fastening up a garland that had fallen down, and to catch a glimpse of the paternal minister marching upstairs with a grave countenance and a wine bottle under each arm.
returned the bridegroom, eyeing him from top to toe.
I looked at the bridegroom - it was Frederick Lawrence
Mrs Deborah no sooner observed this than she fell to squeezing and kissing, with as great raptures as sometimes inspire the sage dame of forty and five towards a youthful and vigorous bridegroom, crying out, in a shrill voice, "O, the dear little creature