grandfather

8 ENTRIES FOUND:

1grand·fa·ther

noun \ˈgran(d)-ˌfä-thər\

: the father of your father or mother

Full Definition of GRANDFATHER

1
a :  the father of one's father or mother
b :  ancestor 1a
2
:  granddaddy 2
grand·fa·ther·ly \-lē\ adjective

Examples of GRANDFATHER

  1. <this tradition has been passed down from our pioneer grandfathers>

First Known Use of GRANDFATHER

15th century

2grandfather

transitive verb

Definition of GRANDFATHER

:  to permit to continue under a grandfather clause

First Known Use of GRANDFATHER

1953

Rhymes with GRANDFATHER

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