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See definition of gramps on Dictionary.com
  • as ingrandfather
  • as inold-timer

synonyms for gramps

  • ancestor
  • grandpa
  • patriarch
  • elder
  • forefather
  • granddad
  • granddaddy
  • pap
  • grandpappy
  • paternal forebear
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How to use gramps in a sentence

They stole back, remembering to be very quiet in order not to awaken Gramps and Granny, and sat on the wagon tongue.
WE WERE THERE AT THE OKLAHOMA LAND RUNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Granny and Gramps were living proof that people could dare to cross a new frontier and live.
WE WERE THERE AT THE OKLAHOMA LAND RUNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Gramps had said that Pete's remaining horses, the big work team and Thunder, were not very fast.
WE WERE THERE AT THE OKLAHOMA LAND RUNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Lou hurried back into the living room and handed Gramps the will.
THE BIG TRIP UP YONDERKURT VONNEGUT
Bud was twenty yards from the house when Gramps Bennett came around one corner.
THE BLACK FAWNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
At first glance Gramps seemed to be a huge man, but after a second look you saw that he merely seemed huge because he was short.
THE BLACK FAWNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
A stubby white beard almost hid Gramps' lips and he had an aquiline nose, piercing eyes and a leonine mane of white hair.
THE BLACK FAWNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Bud was almost reeling with fatigue and he was grateful when Gramps pumped a basin of water for him to wash in.
THE BLACK FAWNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Bud turned for a last look at the dog before Gramps opened the door and he entered the kitchen to meet Gram.
THE BLACK FAWNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Bud said nothing as he turned to follow Gramps out of the kitchen, but he was not worried.
THE BLACK FAWNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRAMPS

  • ancestor
  • elder
  • forefather
  • gramps
  • granddad
  • granddaddy
  • grandpa
  • grandpappy
  • pap
  • paternal forebear
  • patriarch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.