What does grooming mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. training, preparation, grooming(noun)

    activity leading to skilled behavior

  2. dressing, grooming(noun)

    the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes


  1. grooming(n.)

    The activity of cleaning oneself or others by removing lice, ticks, dirt, etc. from the fur; -- of animals.


  1. grooming(Noun)

    Care for one's personal appearance, hygiene, and clothing.

  2. grooming(Noun)

    The act of teaching someone, often for advancement at work.

  3. grooming(Noun)

    Caring for horses or other animals by brushing and cleaning them.

  4. grooming(Noun)

    The act of attempting to gain the trust of a minor with the intention of having a sexual relationship with him or her.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grooming

    of Groom

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Grooming

    An animal's cleaning and caring for the body surface. This includes preening, the cleaning and oiling of feathers with the bill or of hair with the tongue.

How to pronounce grooming?

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    US English

How to say grooming in sign language?

  1. grooming


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grooming in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grooming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of grooming in a Sentence

  1. Sophia University professor Koichi Nakano:

    Abe is seeking to perpetuate his power. He is not grooming any successor other than Inada, and she won't be ready yet.

  2. Mahmoud Rashid:

    When someone looks at an article that's anti-Islamic or a video that shows a grooming gang( a group who takes advantage of vulnerable young people, often for sexual exploitation) what happens is that automatically it's' Muslims are doing this,' if there's a constant bombardment of messages that Islam is evil.

  3. Don Delillo:

    We seem to believe it is possible to ward off death by following rules of good grooming.

  4. Navy Rear Admiral David Proctor:

    These updates are to reflect that The RNZN make no distinction between male and female members in terms of their personal grooming and appearance.

  5. Brian Latell:

    Clearly Raul is grooming him for more responsibilities, probably higher office and/or rank.

Images & Illustrations of grooming

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