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synonyms for granddaddy

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

Old Croaky was a granddaddy bullfrog with whom they were very well acquainted, for he sang for them every evening.
EVERY GIRL'S BOOKGEORGE F. BUTLER
Too much practice can give you the great-granddaddy of all headaches!
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
As for what you ask, I don't know much about it, although Granddaddy has confided his suspicions to me many times.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
But at that moment Granddaddy Saunders's old rifle was raised and levelled at the monster.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, OCTOBER 1, 1895VARIOUS
Fig. 269 shows a simple form of fireplace which is practically the granddaddy of all the other fireplaces.
SHELTERS, SHACKS AND SHANTIESD.C. BEARD
Granddaddy Bullfrog seated himself again on the old log to catch a fly for breakfast.
LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND CHIPPY CHIPMUNKDAVID CORY
Chippy Chipmunk scurried into his little house and Granddaddy Bullfrog chuckled as he crawled under a sheltering leaf.
LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND CHIPPY CHIPMUNKDAVID CORY
Clarke still dominates the household by the aid of the ghostly granddaddy—a grim old chap that.
THE TYRANNY OF THE DARKHAMLIN GARLAND
One morning, he wakes up on Skid Row without a nickel in his jeans and the great-granddaddy of all hangovers.
SEE?EDWARD G. ROBLES
Doan' you know they granddaddy done pick cottin in de fiel' 'long o' me?
SYLVIA'S MARRIAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRANDDADDY

  • 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.