Definition of grandchild
: the child of one's son or daughter
Recent Examples of grandchild from the Web
Included in the inscription was the date the family moved to RB and the parents, children and grandchildren attended the unveiling ceremony, using it for a family reunion.
As archaeologist Chris Clarkson was excavating a rock shelter in northern Australia one day in 2015, May Nango of the aboriginal Mirarr group brought her grandchildren to look at the pit.
Gentile treasures the fact that her four children and 10 grandchildren will always have her recording as a way to remember both her husband and herself.
Taylor worked as an electrician, a general contractor, had four children and numerous grandchildren.
In addition to her daughter, Ms. Olanoff is survived by daughters Rachel Kreimer, Dinah Olanoff, and Hannah Olanoff; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Besides her son Michael, she is survived by two other sons, John and Tom; four grandchildren; and two step-granddaughters.
The living room is lined with religious paintings and photos of the three grown children, the grandchildren and the child who went before.
Familial relationships that will not be considered close enough to merit entry into the U.S. are, but are not limited to, fiancés, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins, and brothers and sisters-in-law.
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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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