Definition of 'best man'
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He turned his attention instead to his forthcoming duties as best man. GOODBYE CURATE (2004)I should not say that: she thought Emyr was the best man there ever was. TESTIMONIES (2004)
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Translations for 'best man'
British English: best man /bɛst mæn/ NOUN
The best man at a wedding is the man who assists the bridegroom.
- American English: best man
- Arabic: اِشْبيـن العَريس
- Brazilian Portuguese: padrinho do noivo
- Chinese: 男傧相
- Croatian: vjenčani kum
- Czech: svědek ženichův
- Danish: forlover
- Dutch: ceremoniemeester
- European Spanish: padrino de boda
- Finnish: bestman
- French: garçon d’honneur
- German: Trauzeuge
- Greek: κουμπάρος
- Italian: testimone di nozze
- Japanese: 新郎の付添い役
- Korean: 신랑 들러리
- Norwegian: forlover
- Polish: drużba
- European Portuguese: padrinho do noivo
- Romanian: cavaler de onoare
- Russian: дружка
- Spanish: padrino de boda
- Swedish: best man
- Thai: เพื่อนเจ้าบ่าว
- Turkish: sağdıç
- Ukrainian: свідок на весіллі
- Vietnamese: phù rể
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