Definition of best man in English:

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best man


[in singular]
A male friend or relative chosen by a bridegroom to assist him at his wedding.
Example sentences
  • My best man at my wedding was my brother, but my other attendants were two groomsmaids.
  • One evening as I awaited trial, my brother asked me to be the best man at his wedding.
  • They had been close and Harold had been his best man at his wedding in 1942, a year after joining the RAF.

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