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granddaddy

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grandaddy

Synonyms and Antonyms of granddaddy

  1. something belonging to an earlier time from which something else was later developed the granddaddy of all English mystery novels Synonyms of granddaddy antecedent, archetype, daddy, foregoer, forerunner, ancestor (also grandaddy), precursor, predecessor, prototypeWords Related to granddaddy model, original; originator, sire; father, motherNear Antonyms of granddaddy by-product, derivative, offshoot, outgrowth, spin-off; daughter, sonAntonyms of granddaddy descendant (also descendent)


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