Examples of granddaddy in a Sentence
the granddaddy of all English mystery novels
Recent Examples of granddaddy from the Web
Then the next week is the equivalent of New Year’s Day in college football with the BlueGrass Stakes, Wood Memorial and, the granddaddy of them all to continue the college football metaphor, the Santa Anita Derby.
That’s the nickname my granddaddy gave me, basically from the time I was born.
Big James, my daddy, your granddaddy, one and the same.
But as the granddaddy of the major social networks, Facebook boasts more than 2.2 billion users – nearly 30 percent of the world's population, a community vastly larger than any nation.
But as the granddaddy of the major social networks, Facebook boasts more than 2.2 billion users — nearly 30 percent of the world’s population, a community vastly larger than any nation.
Sommer was honored by the city in 2015 on the 25th anniversary of the Great Floridian Triathlon, an ironman-distance race that is the granddaddy of his events.
Brunswick was settled in 1815 and Liverpool Township is the granddaddy of all of them.
Detroit Auto Show: Mercedes says the G-Class is the daddy or granddaddy of the rest of its SUV lineup, tracing its roots to 1972.
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GRANDDADDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of granddaddy for English Language Learners
: someone or something that is the first or oldest one in a particular area or field
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