grooming

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grooming

  1. Present participle of groom.

Noun[edit]

grooming (usually uncountable, plural groomings)

  1. Care for one's personal appearance, hygiene, and clothing.
  2. The act of teaching someone, often for advancement at work.
  3. Caring for horses or other animals by brushing and cleaning them.
  4. The act of attempting to gain the trust of a minor with the intention of having a sexual relationship with him or her.

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  • (care for one's appearance):
  • (act of teaching): coaching, mentoring
  • (caring for horses): currying
  • (attempting to gain the trust of a minor):

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