grandparent

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noun grand·par·ent \ˈgran(d)-ˌper-ənt\

Definition of grandparent

  1. :  a parent of one's father or mother

grandparental

play \ˌgran(d)-pə-ˈren-təl\ adjective

grandparenthood

play \ˈgran(d)-ˈper-ent-ˌhu̇d\ noun

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First Known Use of grandparent

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GRANDPARENT Defined for English Language Learners

grandparent

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noun

Definition of grandparent for English Language Learners

  • : a parent of your father or mother


GRANDPARENT Defined for Kids

grandparent

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noun grand·par·ent \ˈgrand-ˌper-ənt\

Definition of grandparent for Students

  1. :  a parent of someone's father or mother



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