Definition of grandchild
: the child of one's son or daughter
Recent Examples of grandchild from the Web
Greene plans to use the proceeds for retirement, and to help fund the education of his grandchildren and to support a variety of Christian ministries.
Besides his wife, of Fairfax Station, survivors include two sons, William Garth Johnson of Fairfax Station and Robert Craig Johnson of Denver; and four grandchildren.
While the president’s actions are a shameful rebuke to the work needed to protect our planet for our children and grandchildren, states have been and will continue to step up.
Their skeletal remains were found July 17, 2015, by a Gary couple who had taken their grandchildren fishing at a pond on the property.
Deford is survived by his wife, the former model Carol Penner; two children; and two grandchildren.
Roughly 200 people — including Crosby’s two siblings, four children and four grandchildren — attended his burial Sunday at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery with full military honors, featuring a flyover by four F/A-18 Hornet jets.
He also is survived by his wife, Marsha; daughters Susan Davidoff and Melinda Cooke; another son, Chris; sisters Mansoureh, Mahboubeh and Nahid; a brother, Abbas; and eight grandchildren.
What about the standard of living for my grandchildren who aren't here yet?
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First Known Use of grandchild
GRANDCHILD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grandchild for English Language Learners
: a child of your son or daughter
GRANDCHILD Defined for Kids
Definition of grandchild for Students
: a child of a person's son or daughter
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