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synonyms for grandpa

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

Abigail Barronian, associate editorThree years ago, I gratefully inherited a Ford Fusion from my grandpa, who stopped driving.
THE GEAR OUR EDITORS LOVED IN AUGUSTWTAYLORSEPTEMBER 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I was in remote history class when my mom told me that my grandpa had deteriorated overnight.
IT’S TIME FOR BOYS TO TALK ABOUT EMOTIONAL HEALTHZACH GOTTLIEBSEPTEMBER 3, 2021TIME
In my adult life, the cabin—that’s what we call it in our family, simply “the cabin”—became my sanctuary, just as it had for grandpa, my mom, my uncle, my cousins, and other family members suffering through modernity.
AT GLACIER’S EDGE, THE FLAMES HAVE ALWAYS COME FOR MY FAMILY CABINJVERSTEEGHAUGUST 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Radiating bad intentions, the old man tells him that he was a friend of his grandpa.
‘MUNDAUN’ OFFERS THE RARE CHANCE TO SMOKE A PIPE WHILE TALKING TO THE SEVERED HEAD OF A GOATCHRISTOPHER BYRDMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thinking that Raya resembled Nguyen’s mother and the character Tong resembled his father, their immediate words were, “Wow, they look like Bà nội and Ông nội”—which means grandpa and grandma in Vietnamese.
RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON INTRODUCES DISNEY’S FIRST SOUTHEAST ASIAN PRINCESS. ADVOCATES SAY HOLLYWOOD REPRESENTATION SHOULDN’T STOP THEREKAT MOONMARCH 6, 2021TIME
The only issue now is explaining that music video to her grandpa.
THE MOM, STUDENT … AND BREAKOUT RAPPERJOSHUA EFERIGHESEPTEMBER 28, 2020OZY
"You know there are many gold and silver mines in California," continued grandpa.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
The old lady was taken home, and grandpa and Johnny's father started off, quite naturally in the wrong direction, for Johnny.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
If my father is strict and stern sometimes, he's ever so much better and kinder than Grandpa Dinsmore.
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Grandpa feels that he is growing old, and has done enough of that kind of work.
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WORDS RELATED TO GRANDPA

  • 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.