grand·​kid ˈgran(d)-ˌkid How to pronounce grandkid (audio)

Examples of grandkid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Simple enough for novice bakers, this vintage pie will be a treat the grandkids can help prepare. Mary Shannon Wells, Southern Living, 22 Sep. 2023 Sharon Osbourne is loving spending time with her grandkids. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 14 Sep. 2023 But if Texas is going to be livable for our kids and grandkids, if the southern half of the U.S. in general is going to survive, infrastructure is going to have to become Real Housewives–level gripping. Megha Satyanarayana, Scientific American, 8 Sep. 2023 My mom has tried to change this for 16 years and with each new baby, and none of the grandkids will adjust. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 7 Sep. 2023 Oh, and grandkids are in the mix, too: This content is imported from instagram. Korin Miller, Women's Health, 6 Sep. 2023 There was always another sport, always another season to be present for his teammates, or his kids and grandkids. Stephen Borelli, USA TODAY, 28 Aug. 2023 Everyone thought the risqué anecdote was funny, except maybe the teen grandkids. Susan Young, Peoplemag, 2 Sep. 2023 Some grandparents completely suppress their other identities in favor of their role as a grandparent, and while this can be great for the grandkids and their folks – this new avocation will swamp other relationships. Amy Dickinson, Anchorage Daily News, 31 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of grandkid was in 1895

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“Grandkid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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