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best man definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the principal groomsman at a wedding

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1782 the principal groomsman at a wedding

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Best Best (b[e^]st), a.; superl. of Good. [AS. besta, best, contr. from betest, betst, betsta; akin to Goth. batists, OHG. pezzisto, G. best, beste, D. best, Icel. beztr, Dan. best, Sw. b["a]st. This word has no connection in origin with good. See Better.] 1. Having good qualities in the highest degree; most good, kind, desirable, suitable, etc.; most excellent; as, the best man; the best road; the best cloth; the best abilities. When he is best, he is a little worse than a man. --Shak. Heaven's last, best gift, my ever new delight. --Milton. 2. Most advanced; most correct or complete; as, the best scholar; the best view of a subject. 3. Most; largest; as, the best part of a week. Best man, the only or principal groomsman at a wedding ceremony.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

The best man at a wedding is the man who assists the bridegroom. N-SING

Moby Thesaurus

acolyte, adjutant, agent, aid, aide, aide-de-camp, aider, assistant, attendant, auxiliary, bridemaiden, bridesmaid, bridesman, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, deputy, executive officer, groomsman, help, helper, helpmate, helpmeet, lieutenant, matron of honor, paranymph, paraprofessional, second, servant, sideman, supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, usher, wedding attendant, wedding party




 


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