Examples of granddaddy in a Sentence
the granddaddy of all English mystery novels
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After three years, the granddaddy of cooking contests, the Pillsbury Bake-Off, is coming back.
Related stories from Miami Herald How the 100-year-old ‘granddaddy of all mangoes’ weathered Hurricane Irma The tree debris is piling up.
But the granddaddy of Fort Worth’s prime steakhouses is ready for the competition.
To this day, mention of Dillinger's name elicits tales of granddaddies who shot pool with him, cut his hair, or drove his getaway car.
Cargo room is 140 cubic feet, about 10 percent less than the Sienna, the granddaddy of all minivans.
My granddaddy lived right off Turn 1 over there, 500 yards out ...
Peninsula State Park is the granddaddy of them all, perched on 8 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline along Green Bay.
First is Snoqualmie Pass out of Seattle, and then there’s the great granddaddy of all hills, called Cabbage, heading east out of Pendleton, Oregon.
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First Known Use of granddaddy
Synonymsantecedent, archetype, daddy, foregoer, forerunner, ancestor (also grandaddy), precursor, predecessor, prototype
Antonymsdescendant (also descendent)
Related Wordsmodel, original; originator, sire; father, mother
Near Antonymsby-product, derivative, offshoot, outgrowth, spin-off; daughter, son
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