from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man who attends the bridegroom at a wedding.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One of a number of attendants to a bridegroom at a wedding, one of whom is the best man.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A male attendant of a bridegroom at his wedding; -- the chief attendant is also called the best man; -- the correlative of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who acts as attendant on a bridegroom at his marriage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a male attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding
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You must know that we Venetians have a saying that the groomsman is the godfather of the first child.
His groomsman was a first cousin of Lucinda's, and no one else was in the room but the servants of the house.
DEAR ED: You can decline by saying, "Cousin -- you're so nice to ask me, but being a groomsman is a young man's game.
Mr. Longueuil was the best man at Mr. Freeman's 2009 wedding, and Mr. Freeman was to return the favor this month as a groomsman when Mr. Longueuil got married.
A groomsman sticks a bottle rocket in the tailpipe of the bride's limo.
Sarah Cook, a D.C.-area social worker who spent two years teaching English an hour north of Sendai, said one of her Japanese friends, who was a groomsman at her wedding, had not responded to her emails.
Others argue that it should be an honor to simply be asked to be a groomsman—not a chore for which one expects compensation.
Mr. WOODS: This guy who I was a groomsman in his wedding who essentially said, you know, Tony Woods is a fraud.
In the bitter summer after 9/11, Joe was a groomsman in five weddings, without the company of the girl he thought would be his bride.
Vartan's Alias co-star, Victor Garber, served as a groomsman.