Definition of grandson
: the son of one's son or daughter
Recent Examples of grandson from the Web
Don D. Knapp, an artist who works in Studio 3 with Gaylord, is the grandson of one of the founding artists.
A young son, brother, grandson and friend was laid to rest Wednesday, May 24.
Diane Lowry Oakes, Lowry’s daughter, remembered him as a devoted grandfather, who could spend hours down on the ground pushing toy trains around with his grandsons.
Journalist Victor Hugo Valdez Cardona was gunned down while walking with his grandson in the provincial city of Chiquimula.
Destin said her grandson always wanted to make something of himself.
The groom is a great-grandson of Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
One of his grandsons, Patrick Towles, is a quarterback at Boston College.
Alfredo del Mazo, the ruling party’s candidate, is the son of one former governor of the state and grandson of another—both from Atlacomulco.
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First Known Use of grandson
GRANDSON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grandson for English Language Learners
: a son of your son or daughter
GRANDSON Defined for Kids
Definition of grandson for Students
: a son of someone's son or daughter
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