A man newly married or perhaps planning to be hitched
- a man who may have recently been married
- a man participant in his very own wedding service
- a guy recently hitched, or simply planning to be married.
A man on his wedding.A man during, or right before or after his wedding.The male version of bride.
Old English brydguma "suitor," from bryd "bride" (identify bride) + guma "man" (origin in addition of Old Norse gumi, Old tall German gomo, cognate with Latin homo "man;" see homunculus). Ending modified 16c. by folk etymology after groom (n.) "groom, child, lad" (q.v.). Common Germanic compound (compare Old Saxon brudigumo, Old Norse bru
(n.) A man newly hitched, or just about to be married.
Here a number of relatives and friends are collected at the door to receive the bridegroom with due honour.