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synonyms for grandma

  • ancestor
  • granny
  • matriarch
  • dowager
  • gram
  • maternal forebear
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How to use grandma in a sentence

Some joked that she resembled a cold grandma attending a soccer game, or a New Yorker trying to enjoy outdoor dining in the winter.
INAUGURATION FASHION WAS BOLD, AMERICAN, AND EVEN A LITTLE BIT FUNTERRY NGUYENJANUARY 20, 2021VOX
The head was for my grandma to boil down and use for tamales.
AT THE END OF AN ISOLATING YEAR, EVEN THE EMBARRASSING, FRUSTRATING, WEIRD PARTS OF FAMILY GATHERINGS FEEL MISSEDTHERESA VARGASDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Yet, these moments are hamstrung by poor animations and unnatural dialogue, such as Sam saying, “You look like I just ran over your grandma” when his girlfriend rejects his marriage proposal.
‘TWIN MIRROR’ IS A PALE REFLECTION OF DONTNOD’S PREVIOUS, STORY-RICH GAMESELISE FAVISDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“I felt like you have no voice if you are against the masks — you are looked at like you don’t like people, you want their grandma to die,” said Dupree.
TWO SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAD DIFFERENT MASK POLICIES. ONLY ONE HAD A TEACHER ON A VENTILATOR.BY ANNIE WALDMAN AND HEATHER VOGELLNOVEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
“You’d be maximally infectious just as you’re kissing grandma, and that’s what we’re trying to avoid,” she said.
THANKSGIVING ADVICE FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS: IF YOU’RE GOING HOME, START PREPARING SOON, EXPERTS SAY.ALLYSON CHIUOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For example, he’ll switch back to phone calls to replace his weekly video chats with his grandma.
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Her mother had inherited a small fortune from Agnes' grandma and this Barr had sought to secure.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
"I feel quite sure he will, should nothing happen to prevent," said Grandma Elsie.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
I'm most sure Grandma Elsie wouldn't forget to include you in her invitation; and, oh, yes!
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
She was out in them now, watching for the coming of her father, eager to see him and to hear how it was with dear Grandma Elsie.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO GRANDMA

  • ancestor
  • dowager
  • gram
  • grandma
  • granny
  • maternal forebear
  • matriarch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.