gran

noun

Examples of gran in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Go race a gran fondo—and win. Aaron Gulley, Outside Online, 14 May 2015 Lucas Brouwers gives his gran a 23andme test to see how the risk predictions stack up in hindsight Making new neurons by reprogramming another type of brain cell. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 6 Oct. 2012 Since Nicoleta started preaching the gospel of gran on TikTok, the term has gained traction with the many women in the great pantheon of coastal grandmothers. Glamour, 26 Apr. 2022 In true Disney fashion, though, all these things should be able to be enjoyed alongside not merely your date but also your wee, darling daughter (over whom the dancers will fawn) and your dear, old, great gran. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 26 Feb. 2021 Fans of The Farewell, about a struggling twenty-something in New York missing her gran in China, indeed might find superficial similarities between Nora From Queens and Lulu Wang's award-winning film. Inkoo Kang, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Feb. 2020 In a video posted by Daily Mail online, the Queen can be seen in the backseat of a Range Rover and sitting right next to the groom’s gran, peeping out of the window, is an adorable beagle. Southern Living, 18 May 2018 My gran would tell me how my grandfather would turn himself into a cat at night. Alex Frank, Vogue, 20 Oct. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gran was in 1829

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“Gran.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gran. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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