In the midst of it all, the bridegroom was the person to whom the least attention was paid.
Both bride and bridegroom looked uncomfortable in their clothes.
After a long silence, the bridegroom was the first to start a new subject.
First went the sposa and comare with the mothers of bride and bridegroom.
The bride, bridegroom, and the bride's father shall drive with me.
He regarded the bridegroom with eyes in which there was no expression whatever.
There were two companies—the bride's party and the bridegroom's party.
The bridegroom of the sea is dead, his palace and his city are his mausoleum!
On the wedding day, the bride and bridegroom are seated on two planks placed on the dais.
“The bridegroom tarrieth;” but see that thou dost not slumber and sleep!
Old English brydguma "suitor," from bryd "bride" (see bride) + guma "man" (cf. Old Norse gumi, Old High German gomo, cognate with Latin homo "man;" see homunculus). Ending altered 16c. by folk etymology after groom (n.) "groom, boy, lad" (q.v.).
Common Germanic compound (cf. Old Saxon brudigumo, Old Norse bruðgumi, Old High German brutigomo, German Bräutigam), except in Gothic, which used bruþsfaþs, literally "bride's lord."