groom·​er | \ˈgrü-mər \

Definition of groomer 

: one who grooms (animals, such as dogs)

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Mary in Hawaii Mary, baking soda is one of my best household helpers and go-to groomers! Heloise, Houston Chronicle, "Here’s to the U.S. flag!," 13 June 2018 Mutts & Mugs will share a parking lot with Friends of Bailee pet groomers, and is using the same landscape architect as midtown's Truitt Bark Park. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Pub meets pug? Sacramento's new dog hangout will serve booze, coffee and bar food," 22 June 2018 Guest lecturers will include various people involved in animal care, such as a trainer, groomer or veterinarian. Sue Ellen Ross, Post-Tribune, "Critter Camp gives Northwest Indiana kids a hands-on approach to nature," 7 July 2018 The restaurant, which serves both northern and southern Thai dishes, is in a small shopping center off Burbank Boulevard, next to a dog groomer and an Edible Arrangements. Jenn Harris,, "Viva Thai Elvis: One of dozens could be performing at your local restaurant," 25 May 2018 Other vendors include local dog trainers, pet stores, dog groomers and doggie day cares. Annie Alleman,, "Gortor Center Dog Day returns June 23," 13 June 2018 The baby-oil lady in question is, in fact, celebrity makeup artist and groomer Jessica Ortiz. Ashley Weatherford, The Cut, "Here’s Why Michael B. Jordan Glistens on the Cover of Essence," 25 May 2018 Or, just take this photo to a barber or groomer and call it a day. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "Jon Hamm Ditches His Don Draper Hair for Good," 15 Apr. 2018 Thanks to his snowmaking crews and groomers, runs were open and skiing well. Jason Blevins, Outside Online, "What the Worst Winter in 60 Years Did to Ski Resorts," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of groomer

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of groomer was circa 1890

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English Language Learners Definition of groomer

: a person who cleans and cares for an animal

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