Definition of Granduncle

1. Noun. An uncle of your father or mother.

Exact synonyms: Great-uncle
Generic synonyms: Uncle



Definition of Granduncle

1. n. A father's or mother's uncle.

Definition of Granduncle

1. Noun. (American English) The uncle of someone's parent; a great-uncle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Granduncle

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Granduncle

grands
grandsir
grandsire
grandsires
grandsirs
grandson
grandsonless
grandsons
grandstand
grandstand play
grandstanded
grandstander
grandstanders
grandstanding
grandstands
granduncle (current term)
granduncles
graney
granfalloon
granfalloons
granfer
granfers
grange
granger
grangerisation
grangerisations
grangerise
grangerised
grangerises
grangerising

Literary usage of Granduncle

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1. Biographia Philosophica: A Retrospect by Alexander Campbell Fraser (1904)
"... from the knights of Kilchurn, and was head of one of the families that divided among them the peninsula of Benderloch. Her granduncle, Colin Campbell of ..."

2. The Family Law of the Chinese by Paul Georg von Möllendorff (1896)
"For man : grandson's wife, granduncle (brother of grandfather) and his wife, unmarried grandaunt, granduncle (son of great-granduncle) and his wife, ..."

3. The popular superstitions and festive amusements of the Highlanders of by William Grant Stewart (1823)
"My granduncle returned the salute with equal spirit, and so ably did both parties ply their batons, that for a while the issue of the combat was extremely ..."

4. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1908)
"First cousin thrice removed Great granduncle. Great granduncle. ' Love for each plant that in the garden grows, Of the Eternal Gardener, I prove, ..."

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