Examples of granddaddy in a Sentence
the granddaddy of all English mystery novels
Recent Examples of granddaddy from the Web
With her arm looped through her nephew's, their fingers woven together, Vance carefully crossed the uneven terrain, passing the graves of her mama and daddy, her grandmama and granddaddy.
NOW: Antoine's stands proud as the granddaddy of New Orleans' storied restaurant scene, and oysters Rockefeller has become as much a part of its identity as anything else.
As more than 125,000 geek-culture fans make the pilgrimage to San Diego Comic-Con International over the next few days this year's version of the granddaddy of American nerd-cons arrives bearing some unique themes and important queries.
But the proverbial granddaddy of them all, Hansen's Sno-Bliz, still leans on Tchoupitoulas Street.
And while opportunities to compete in national junior tournaments have grown exponentially in the past couple of decades, the Junior World remains the granddaddy.
Not all the budget fights are as dramatic as Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s shutdown in New Jersey, or the granddaddy of spending disputes — the now more than two years Illinois has operated without a spending plan.
Here's the granddaddy of all barbecue rubs, but don't let the simple formula fool you.
Irelandia’s managing partner is Declan Ryan, the founder of LLC granddaddy Ryanair.
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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
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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