Definition of Grandma

1. Noun. The mother of your father or mother.

Exact synonyms: Gran, Grandmother, Grannie, Granny, Nan, Nanna
Generic synonyms: Grandparent
Specialized synonyms: Nan
Language type: Britain, Britain



Definition of Grandma

1. n. A grandmother.

Definition of Grandma

1. Proper noun. the name used for one's grandma ¹

2. Noun. (informal) grandmother ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grandma

1. a grandmother [n -S] - See also: grandmother

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grandma

grandiose
grandiose delusion
grandiose delusions
grandiose type of paranoid disorder
grandiosely
grandioseness
grandiosenesses
grandiosities
grandiosity
grandioso
grandiosos
grandity
grandkid
grandkids
grandly
grandma (current term)
grandmama
grandmamas
grandmamma
grandmammas
grandmammies
grandmammy
grandmas
grandmaster
grandmaternal
grandmom
grandmommies
grandmommy
grandmoms
grandmother

Literary usage of Grandma

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1. An Old-fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott (1872)
"Polly 's always poking up in grandma's room. I don't see what fun there is in ... grandma was sitting before a quaint old cabinet, the doors of which stood ..."

2. Longer Plays by Modern Authors [American] by Helen Louise Cohen (1922)
"~After a mold or two, grandma PERLEY enters from the road. ... grandma. I know all about it. And the ring holds mutton taller that turns into verdy ..."

3. Ohio Circuit Court Reports: New Series. Cases Adjudged in the Circuit Courts by Ohio Circuit Courts (1918)
"grandma also gave her ten dollars in gold for her eighteenth birthday, ... She also remembers talking to grandma about her school work at Delaware (1910). ..."

4. The Nursery by Fanny P Seaverns, John L. Shorey (Firm (1874)
"Not a few from grandma came, Many a toy and many a game, Skates and rings, Useful things: ... grandma, do ! You shall be Glad as we, And your youth renew. ..."

5. The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate by Eliza Poor Donner Houghton (1911)
"THE Spring of 1848 was at hand when my brother- in-law said to me, " grandma Brunner wants you to come back to her; and if you would like to go, ..."

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