Synonyms of groom
1 stablemanDictionary • He worked as a groom at a stables on Dartmoor.
hostler or ostler (archaic)
1 brushDictionary • The horses were exercised and groomed with special care.
brush • Have you brushed your teeth?
2 smarten upDictionary • She always appeared perfectly groomed.
dress • We dressed the baby in a warm outfit.
get up (informal)
tidy • She made her bed and tidied her room.
preen • The linnet shook herself and preened a few feathers on her breast.
gussy up (slang, mainly US)
3 trainDictionary • He was already being groomed for a top job.
train • a man who trained hundreds of dogs
prime • The press corps has been primed to avoid this topic.
prepare • It is a school's job to prepare students for university studies.
coach • He coached me for my French A levels.
ready • John's soldiers were readying themselves for the final assault.
educate • He was educated at the local grammar school.
drill • He drills the choir to a high standard.
make ready • I'll have a room made ready for him.
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bridegroomA bridegroom is a man who is getting married.
• The bride and bridegroom left in a carriage.
brushIf you brush something or brush something such as dirt off it, you clean it or tidy it using a brush.
• Have you brushed your teeth?
coachWhen someone coaches a person or a team, they help them to become better at a particular sport.
• He coached me for my French A levels.
Thesaurus for groom from the Collins English Thesaurus