Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
groom /grum/
  • danh từ
    • người giữ ngựa
    • quan hầu (trong hoàng gia Anh)
    • chú rể ((viết tắt) của bridegroom)
    • ngoại động từ
      • chải lông (cho ngựa)
      • ((thường) động tính từ quá khứ) ăn mặc tề chỉnh chải chuốt
        • to be well groomed: ăn mặc tề chỉnh chải chuốt
        • to be badly groomed: ăn mặc lôi thôi nhếch nhác
      • (thông tục) chuẩn bị (cho người nào bước vào nghề gì)
        • to groom someone for stardom: chuẩn bị cho ai trở thành diễn viên điện ảnh
    Concise Dictionary
    grooms|groomed|groominggruːm ,grʊm
    +a man participant in his own marriage ceremony
    +someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
    +a man who has recently been married
    +prepare (someone) for a future role or function
    +give a neat appearance to
    +care for one's external appearance

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 stable-boy, stableman, Brit stable-lad, Archaic ostler or hostler, equerry:
    The groom unsaddled the horses and began to curry them.
    2 bridegroom:
    Let's drink to the bride and groom!
    3 spruce up, dress, tidy or neaten up, smarten up, titivate or tittivate, preen, primp, refresh:
    Every time she passes a mirror Vivian stops to groom herself.
    4 fit, train, prepare, coach, tutor, brief, drill, prime, (get or make) ready, adapt, shape:
    McCusker is being groomed for a directorship.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 [VN] to clean or brush an animal: to groom a horse / dog / cat + The horses are all well fed and groomed.
    2 [VN] (of an animal) to clean the fur or skin of another animal or itself: a female ape grooming her mate
    3 ~ sb (for / as sth) to prepare or train sb for an important job or position: [VN] Our junior employees are being groomed for more senior roles. + [VN to inf] The eldest son is being groomed to take over when his father dies.
    + noun
    1 a person whose job is to feed and take care of horses, especially by brushing and cleaning them

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