granddaddy

[gran-dad-ee]
noun, plural granddaddies. Informal.

Origin:
1760–70; grand- + daddy

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grandad, granddad, grandaddy or granddaddy (ˈɡrænˌdæd, ˈɡrænˌdædɪ)
 
n , pl -dads, -daddies
informal words for grandfather
 
granddad, granddad, grandaddy or granddaddy
 
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grandaddy, granddad, grandaddy or granddaddy
 
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granddaddy, granddad, grandaddy or granddaddy
 
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AM radio is the granddaddy of wireless telecommunications hot-shots.
If there was a granddaddy of earmarks, he would be it.
Trapshooting is the granddaddy of the clay target shooting sports.
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