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[gran-dad] /ˈgrænˌdæd/
noun, Informal.
1810-20; grand- + dad1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Inside were her granddad's medals and dog tags along with a letter.
  • We dug up great-granddad, had him stuffed, and put him on display.
  • Before my granddad died he told me about heaven and why it existed.
  • granddad kept him busy all summer, although at times it was almost busy work.
  • Pretty certain that my granddad was writing letters on that when he was half my age way back when.
  • During the day the befuddled granddad learns all about modern amoral lifestyles.
British Dictionary definitions for granddad


noun (pl) -dads, -daddies
informal words for grandfather
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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