grand·​ba·​by | \ ˈgran(d)-ˌbā-bē How to pronounce grandbaby (audio) \

Definition of grandbaby

: an infant grandchild

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Kris Jenner is getting ready for another grandbaby! Jen Juneau,, "Kris Jenner Splurges During Pink-Powered Shopping Spree with Pregnant Khloé Kardashian," 8 Mar. 2018 Because of Dylann Roof, Felicia Sanders had been forced to play dead by lying in her dying son's blood, while holding her hand over her whimpering grandbaby's mouth. Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, GQ, "A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof," 21 Aug. 2017 My newest great joy is our grandbaby daughter, Caroline. Malaika Fraley, The Mercury News, "Pleasanton: Middle school teacher, 61, killed in traffic collision," 6 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of grandbaby

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grandbaby was in 1830

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English Language Learners Definition of grandbaby

informal : a grandchild who is a baby

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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