Definition of well groomed in English:

well groomed

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  • (especially of a person) clean, tidy, and well dressed.

    ‘a tall, well-groomed man in youthful middle age’
    • ‘I'm not by nature a particularly well-groomed person.’
    • ‘The unshakeable belief that gloves were an important component in any well-groomed woman's wardrobe continued right up till the late 1960s.’
    • ‘At first sight the tall, well-groomed man, with his thick, wavy black hair and piercing blue eyes, slim and handsome in a new kilt, appeared to be quite a catch.’
    • ‘Photos of the pair show two young, well-groomed men, one wearing a tie.’
    • ‘A tanned, well-groomed man in a blue blazer and grey slacks walks between the curtains.’
    • ‘I would come in early and bring him down and bathe him, shave him and moisturize him before any visitors would come in, he was always a very well groomed man so there was no way I was going to let him not look his best.’
    • ‘‘Quality suits and separates wear and hang better than inferior fabrics and show all the signs of a well groomed individual’.’
    • ‘He came into the classroom and to my surprise he was fairly well groomed and dressed.’
    • ‘Look a little closer at the well-groomed kids with innocent, idyllic faces in school blazers or the teens that look identical to their parents except for their age.’
    • ‘One young lord in particular, a fair-sized, well-groomed man dressed in the finest velour and silks was forced to sit at the table's farthest end.’
    • ‘Darla's dad was a handsome, well-groomed man who knew where every hair on his head was supposed to go and knew exactly how to get them to go there.’
    • ‘She was well-groomed enough, and her posture was perfectly straight.’
    • ‘First impressions are everything in the flirting game and a well-groomed man holds more appeal than one with grubby fingernails and scruffy clothes.’
    • ‘Three well-groomed men in suits pose on the back of the CD case.’
    • ‘The articulate, well-groomed man had arrived from Florida a few weeks earlier.’
    • ‘I try to be well-groomed, but clean, well-cut hair and a dab of lipstick are about the extent of my beauty regimen.’
    neat, smart, well turned out, well dressed, neatly dressed, besuited, trim, dapper, elegant, chic, with not a hair out of place
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well groomed

/wel ɡro͞omd/ /wɛl ɡrumd/