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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the principal groomsman at a wedding;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Groomsman \Grooms"man\, n.; pl. Groomsmen. A male attendant of a bridegroom at his wedding; -- the chief attendant is also called the best man; -- the correlative of bridesmaid. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Best \Best\ (b[e^]st), a.; superl. of Good. [AS. besta, best, contr. from betest, betst, betsta; akin to Goth. batists, OHG. pezzisto, G. best, beste, D. best, Icel. beztr, Dan. best, Sw. b[aum]st. This word has no connection in origin with good. See Better.] 1. Having good qualities in the highest degree; most good, kind, desirable, suitable, etc.; most excellent; as, the best man; the best road; the best cloth; the best abilities. [1913 Webster] When he is best, he is a little worse than a man. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Heaven's last, best gift, my ever new delight. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Most advanced; most correct or complete; as, the best scholar; the best view of a subject. [1913 Webster] 3. Most; largest; as, the best part of a week. [1913 Webster] Best man, the only or principal groomsman at a wedding ceremony. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

best man n 1: the principal groomsman at a wedding
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "best man": acolyte, adjutant, agent, aid, aide, aide-de-camp, aider, assistant, attendant, auxiliary, bridemaiden, bridesmaid, bridesman, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, deputy, executive officer, groomsman, help, helper, helpmate, helpmeet, lieutenant, matron of honor, paranymph, paraprofessional, second, servant, sideman, supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, usher, wedding attendant, wedding party