- brush and clean the coat of (a horse, dog, or other animal)；(of an animal) clean the fur or skin of (itself or another animal)
- a person employed to take care of horses.；a bridegroom.
verb: groom, 3rd person present: grooms, gerund or present participle: grooming, past tense: groomed, past participle: groomed
noun: groom, plural noun: grooms
- 1. brush and clean the coat of (a horse, dog, or other animal) the horses were groomed and taken to shows 同義詞
- ▪ (of an animal) clean the fur or skin of (itself or another animal) their main preoccupation is licking and grooming themselves
- ▪ give a neat and tidy appearance to (someone) a beautifully groomed woman 同義詞
- ▪ look after (a lawn, ski slope, or other surface) groom your lawn—keep the grass cut
- 2. prepare or train (someone) for a particular purpose or activity star pupils who are groomed for higher things 同義詞
- ▪ (of a paedophile) prepare (a child) for a meeting, especially via an internet chat room, with the intention of committing a sexual offence.
- 1. a person employed to take care of horses. 同義詞
- 2. a bridegroom. 同義詞
- 3. British any of various officials of the royal household.