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[grand-puh-pah; gran-pah-puh, grand-, gram-] /ˈgrænd pəˌpɑ; ˈgrænˌpɑ pə, ˈgrænd-, ˈgræm-/
noun, Informal.
Origin of grandpapa
1745-55; grand- + papa Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Oh, no, that can't be it, for grandpapa would never take us there if there were.

    The Palace in the Garden Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • "My grandpapa," murmured Perrine, rubbing her soft cheek against his.

    Nobody's Girl Hector Malot
  • Francis, who was about eight years old, was spending the month of June with his grandpapa in the country.

    Fanny, the Flower-Girl Selina Bunbury
  • His name was not the same as ours, for he was the son of a sister of grandpapa's, not of a brother.

    My New Home Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • You are my friend, and mamma's and papa's and Marcelino's, and to grandpapa you are as a son.

    Ponce de Leon William Pilling
  • “I was just going to ask about that girl, myself,” said grandpapa promptly.

  • He is greatly amused by his grandpapa's playful motions and comical faces, and tries to imitate them.

    Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 Augustus J. C. Hare
  • I hope he will grow up to be as good a man as his grandpapa is.

    Child-Land Oscar Pletsch
  • Little Wiedeman draws; as you may suppose, he is adored by his grandpapa; and then, Robert!

  • You know very little of grandpapa, Colonel Sewell, that's clear.

    Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I. Charles James Lever

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