Origin of bridegroomMiddle English bridegome from Old English brydguma, suitor from bryd, bride + guma (akin to Classical Latin homo), man; altered by folk etymology after groom
A bridegroom being embraced by his bride.
The definition of a bridegroom is a man who is about to get married, or who is recently married.
A man on his wedding day who has just said "I do," to his new wife is an example of a bridegroom.
A man who is about to be married or has recently been married.
Origin of bridegroomAlteration (influenced by groom ) of Middle English bridegome from Old English brédguma bréd bride guma man ; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.
- A man on his wedding day, just before it or a short time after it.
- Xxii.2); Jesus is the Bridegroom (Mark ii.
- At the termination of this feast the procession re-forms, and with lanterns and music escorts the bridegroom back to his own house, where they feast until midnight.
- Only ten of them have any appreciable size, and these are named - commencing from the north - Muko-shima (Bridegroom Island), Nakadachi-shima (Go-between Island 1), Yome-shima (Bride Island), Ototo-jima (Younger-brother Island), Ani-shima (Elderbrother Island), Chichi-jima (Father Island), Haha-jima (Mother Island), Mei-jima (Niece Island), Ani-jima (Elder-sister Island) and Imoto-jima (Younger-sister Island).
- As midnight approaches they return to the house of the bride, and escort her, with her dowry, to the house of the bridegroom, and, having delivered her safely to her future lord and master, disperse to their respective homes.
- This would naturally lead to an excess of women over men in the higher septs, and would render it difficult for a man to get his daughter respectably married without paying a high price for a suitable bridegroom and incurring other heavy marriage expenses.