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grandpa

[gran-pah, -paw, grand-, gram-, gram-puh] /ˈgrænˌpɑ, -ˌpɔ, ˈgrænd-, ˈgræm-, ˈgræm pə/
noun, Informal.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; grand- + pa
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Examples from the web for grandpa
  • Even grandpa in the garage with his crystal radio set.
  • Instead of talking to mom or dad or grandma or grandpa for free you have to pay for it today.
  • Her grandpa tells a humorous tale of a garden full of fruits and vegetables that decided to run away.
  • grandpa is an expert at trout fishing-he even makes his own flies.
British Dictionary definitions for grandpa

grandpa

/ˈɡrænˌpɑː; ˈɡrænd-; ˈɡræm-/
noun
1.
informal words for grandfather
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Word Origin and History for grandpa
n.

1814, childish or familiar form of grandfather (see pa). Grandpappa is recorded from 1753, grandpop from 1860, grandpappy from 1853.

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