bridegroom

noun bride·groom \ ˈbrīd-ˌgrüm , -ˌgru̇m \

Definition of bridegroom

: a man just married or about to be married

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Origin and Etymology of bridegroom

Middle English (Scots) brydegrome, by folk etymology from Middle English bridegome, from Old English brȳdguma, from brȳd + guma man; akin to Old High German brūtgomo bridegroom — more at homage

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BRIDEGROOM Defined for Kids

bridegroom

noun bride·groom \ ˈbrīd-ˌgrüm \

Definition of bridegroom for Students

: a man just married or about to be married


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