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Bridegroom

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Bridegroom

a man newly married, or just about to be married.

Origin: oe. Bridegome, brudgume, as. Brdguma (akin to os. Brdigumo, D. Bruidegom, bruigom, OHG. Prtigomo, MHG. Briutegome, g. Brautigam); as. Brd bride _ guma man, akin to goth. Guma, Icel. Gumi, OHG. Gomo, L. Homo; the insertion of r being caused by confusion with groom. See bride, and cf. Groom, homage.