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groomsman

[groomz-muh n, groo mz-] /ˈgrumz mən, ˈgrʊmz-/
noun, plural groomsmen.
1.
a man who attends the bridegroom in a wedding ceremony.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; groom + 's1 + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for groomsmen

groomsman

/ˈɡruːmzmən; ˈɡrʊmz-/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a man who attends the bridegroom at a wedding, usually the best man
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Word Origin and History for groomsmen

groomsman

n.

attendant on a bridegroom at a wedding, 1690s, from groom (n.1) + man (n.).

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