[ wel-groomd, -groo md ]
/ ˈwɛlˈgrumd, -ˈgrʊmd /


having the hair, skin, etc., well cared for; well-dressed, clean, and neat: a well-groomed young man.
(of an animal) tended, cleaned, combed, etc., with great care.
carefully cared for; neat; tidy: a well-groomed lawn.


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Origin of well-groomed

First recorded in 1885–90
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adjective (well groomed when postpositive)

(of a person) having a tidy pleasing appearance
kept tidy and neata well-groomed garden
(of an animal) well turned out and tendeda well-groomed horse
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