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 (gro͞omz′mən, gro͝omz′-)
A man who supports the groom leading up to and during a wedding.
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(ˈɡruːmzmən; ˈɡrʊmz-)
n, pl -men
a man who attends the bridegroom at a wedding, usually the best man
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(ˈgrumz mən, ˈgrʊmz-)

n., pl. -men.
a man who attends the bridegroom in a wedding ceremony.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groomsman - a male attendant of the bridegroom at a weddinggroomsman - a male attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding
wedding party, wedding - a party of people at a wedding
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
best man - the principal groomsman at a wedding
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References in classic literature ?
Angel would have liked one at least of his brothers to be present as groomsman, but their silence after his gentle hint to that effect by letter had signified that they did not care to come.
Jos acted for his father, giving away the bride, whilst Captain Dobbin stepped up as groomsman to his friend George.
Suffice it to say that the bridegroom entered the hall in his usual dress, without ornament of any kind; as groomsman he had with him a cousin of Luscinda's and except the servants of the house there was no one else in the chamber.
Other groomsmen included Justin Green, Tristan Rowell, Parker Temple, Anthony Thomas, Patrick Threatt, and Brandon Ward, with Hob Carleton serving as junior groomsman. Serving as ring barrier and carrying a Harmon family Bible, was Layke Harmon.
The best man was James Jaeger-Fozard and the groomsman was Chris Flaherty.
He tried to joke about not being in the wedding, but I knew he was a little hurt, so I asked him to be a groomsman. He has been the most excited about everything since then.
Melbourne, October 16 ( ANI ): A Bride mistakenly had sex with her new husband's groomsman, after she jumped into the wrong bed.
A bride in China accidentally had sex with the wrong man on her wedding night after crawling into bed with the groomsman instead of her new husband.
He denies committing acts to pervert the course of justice by telling his former groomsman not to give evidence against him on charges of robbery and assault.
Lucas's best hope looks to be last year's Channel Islands champion Groomsman in the opening 2m4f handicap hurdle (2.30).
Groomsman Chris Hayes said: "Paul renovates old Massey Fergusons and we were all pictured with one on the day."
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