verb (used with object)
Origin of groom
Examples from the Web for grooming
Why did it take 16 years for this grooming ring to be exposed?
But she came away from the experience empowered by her newly politicized perception of grooming habits.
And there are other opportunities in grooming that are interesting.After 100 Years, the Shaving Industry Is Finally being Disrupted|Daniel Gross|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Both Cecil and [D.O.] allege that Mr. Clash courted them when, in fact, what he was doing was grooming them,” Herman said.‘I Always Felt It Was Creepy’: Stories of Sex With Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash|Maria Elena Fernandez|December 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Though he never said so publicly, Mubarak was thought to be grooming his younger son, Gamal, to take over as president.In Egypt, Mubarak Verdict Could Send Message to Assad|Dan Ephron, Sabah Hamamou|May 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He walked round his stable, grooming his horses with his apron and putting everything in order as if he were expecting visitors.The Red Room|August Strindberg
When it came to grooming the mud was caked thick on all hides.The Delta of the Triple Elevens|William Elmer Bachman
His lake baths and his daily casual brushing at the Mistress' hands had been, in that time, his only form of grooming.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
Now he was cleaning the big yard, now grooming horses, now bringing water from the well or splitting wood.Folk Tales from the Russian|Various
Something must be keeping him indoors—an extra scouring of his plated harness or grooming of his frisones?The Bandolero|Mayne Reid