Part of speech: noun

A man newly married, or about to be married.

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Usage examples "bridegroom":

  1. You know, dearest, that since her marriage I have never been in great favour; and no wonder, considering the very particular aversion I have ever felt, and perhaps manifested, towards her bridegroom. - "The Vicar of Wrexhill", Mrs [Frances] Trollope.
  2. Richard was dressed as a bridegroom, and was on the point of setting out for the palace with his friends, but hearing himself thus summoned, he went with some surprise and showed himself at an open window. - "The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
  3. " I shall be a sorry- looking bridegroom," I thought as I surveyed myself in the little mirror at the office. - "On the Church Steps", Sarah C. Hallowell.