groom·​er | \ ˈgrü-mər How to pronounce groomer (audio) \

Definition of groomer

: one who grooms (animals, such as dogs)

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Recent Examples on the Web Groomed trails are created when a groomer carves a hip-width double track in the snow. Pamela Wright,, "Here’s why you should dust off those cross-country skis this winter," 18 Feb. 2021 One resident built a ski groomer on his snowmobile and groomed a cross-country ski trail alongside the river. Reid Forgrave, Star Tribune, "Warroad, Minn. comes together on a miles-long skate path," 29 Jan. 2021 Myton was laid off too and was thinking of studying to be a phlebotomy technician or perhaps a dog groomer. Washington Post, "‘I didn’t make it’," 11 Dec. 2020 This comprehensive and cordless groomer comes with 23 accessories to provide full haircuts, trims, fades and a clean shave. Fiona Tapp, CNN Underscored, "Black Friday Deals live now in Canada," 23 Nov. 2020 Professional groomer Mickey West-Potts was responsible for Orji's statement-making buzzcut and celebrity stylist Mary Daniels styled it to perfection. Aimee Simeon,, "Yvonne Orji’s Emmys Hairstyle Made A Powerful Statement," 20 Sep. 2020 Long-haired dogs require a trip to the groomer at least once every six weeks. Traci Howerton,, "Thinking of getting a pet? Here's rundown of costs you should plan for," 16 Sep. 2020 Haute Dog is inspired by social platforms and coffee table book groomer Jess Rona, who leads a judging panel on the show. Bryn Elise Sandberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "HBO Max Competition Series 'Haute Dog' Wraps Production Amid COVID-19 (Exclusive)," 7 Aug. 2020 The fire department reported that the woman who lived in the home that caught fire is a dog groomer and helped facilitate her neighbor's adoption of Roux last year. Natalie Allison, USA TODAY, "A Tennessee dog becomes Fourth of July hero, helps alert owner to a house fire next door," 7 July 2020

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First Known Use of groomer

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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25 Feb 2021

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“Groomer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of groomer

: a person who cleans and cares for an animal

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