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accessory apartment

a self-contained living area within a single-family home, as for an aging parent.
Also called in-law apartment; especially British, granny flat. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for granny flat
  • Maybe people could be allowed to build big homes and pay extra fees or be exempt with a granny flat.
  • Part of the price included a huge fourth bedroom and full bath above the garage, which was known as the granny flat.
  • One solution to maintaining household peace is providing what used to be called a granny flat or in-law suite.
British Dictionary definitions for granny flat

granny flat

self-contained accommodation within or built onto a house, suitable for an elderly parent Also called granny annexe
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Slang definitions & phrases for granny flat

granny flat

noun phrase

A small cottage or apartment where elderly people may live near but not actually with their children's family; Mother-in-Law Apartment (1965+)

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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