Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun groom

3 senses of groom

Sense 1
groom, bridegroom -- (a man participant in his own marriage ceremony)
       => participant -- (someone who takes part in an activity)

Sense 2
stableman, stableboy, groom, hostler, ostler -- (someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses)
       => hired hand, hand, hired man -- (a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand")

Sense 3
groom, bridegroom -- (a man who has recently been married)
       => newlywed, honeymooner -- (someone recently married)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb groom

3 senses of groom

Sense 1
prepare, groom, train -- (educate for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior")
       => educate -- (give an education to; "We must educate our youngsters better")

Sense 2
dress, groom, curry -- (give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses")
       => fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify -- (make more beautiful)

Sense 3
groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")
       => fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify -- (make more beautiful)

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