best man


best man

noun

: the most important male friend or relative who helps a groom at his wedding

Full Definition of BEST MAN

:  the principal groomsman at a wedding

Examples of BEST MAN

  1. The groom asked his brother to be his best man and the bride asked her sister to be her maid of honor.

First Known Use of BEST MAN

circa 1782

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