grand·​ba·​by ˈgran(d)-ˌbā-bē How to pronounce grandbaby (audio)
: an infant grandchild

Examples of grandbaby in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kathie Lee Gifford has another grandbaby to call her Bubbe! Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 29 Nov. 2023 Kathie Lee Gifford is getting another grandbaby soon! Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 21 Nov. 2023 Al Roker has fallen in love with his first grandbaby. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 5 July 2023 On the way to his mother’s house, Tristian picked up his mother’s sister and her grandbaby. William Thornton |, al, 25 Apr. 2023 Kaliyah is my firstborn grandbaby. Jessica Nicholson, Billboard, 25 Jan. 2023 My grandbaby has to warrior-up, too. Star Tribune, 13 Sep. 2020 And if you’re tempted to spoil your grandbaby with TV time and treats, expect resistance. Mary Jacobs, Dallas News, 23 Feb. 2021 My grandbaby was born ten days before my mother died. Natalie Weiner, Vulture, 25 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grandbaby was in 1830

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“Grandbaby.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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