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gramps

[gramps] /græmps/
noun, Informal.
Also, gramp.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; see grandpa, -s4
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Examples from the web for gramps
  • Get with the program gramps, blogs are not the same as newspaper articles.
  • Great-gramps would feel at home clutching its thin, oversize rim.
Slang definitions & phrases for gramps

gramps

noun

Grandfather; any old man: Need any help, gramps?

[1940s+; gramp is found by 1898]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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