from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A man who attends the bridegroom at a wedding.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who acts as attendant on a bridegroom at his marriage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A male attendant of a bridegroom at his wedding; -- the chief attendant is also called the best man; -- the correlative of bridesmaid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One of a number of attendants to a bridegroom at a wedding, one of whom is the best man.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a male attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding


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