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GROOMING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grooming mean? 

GROOMING (noun)
  The noun GROOMING has 2 senses:

1. activity leading to skilled behavior
2. the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes

  Familiarity information: GROOMING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GROOMING (noun)


Sense 1grooming [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Activity leading to skilled behavior

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

grooming; training; preparation

Hypernyms ("grooming" is a kind of...):

activity (any specific behavior)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "grooming"):

schooling (the training of an animal (especially the training of a horse for dressage))

retraining (training for a new occupation)

military training (training soldiers in military procedures)

drill; exercise; practice; practice session; recitation (systematic training by multiple repetitions)

drill ((military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms)

discipline (training to improve strength or self-control)

athletic training (the course of practice and exercise and diet undertaken by an athlete)

skull practice; skull session (teaching strategy to an athletic team)


Sense 2grooming [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

grooming; dressing

Hypernyms ("grooming" is a kind of...):

covering (the act of protecting something by covering it)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "grooming"):

investment (the act of putting on robes or vestments)

primping (careful or finicky grooming)

toilet; toilette (the act of dressing and preparing yourself)


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