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.
And she gave her a waiting-maid to ride with her, and give her into the bridegroom's hands; and each had a horse for the journey.
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.
"The Bridegroom's doors are opened wide, And I am next of kin; The guests are met, the feast is set: May'st hear the merry din."
'Mortimer Lightwood,' resumes Veneering, 'whom you both know, is out of town; but he writes, in his whimsical manner, that as we ask him to be bridegroom's best man when the ceremony takes place, he will not refuse, though he doesn't see what he has to do with it.'
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.
'What right have you to ask?' returned the bridegroom, eyeing him from top to toe.
Forth came the bride and bridegroom. Him I saw not; I had eyes for none but her.