grandpa

[ gran-pah, -paw, grand-, gram-, gram-puh ]SEE DEFINITION OF grandpa
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRANDPA

I saw father go into the room a moment since, and grandpa's out on the piazza.

Harper's Young People was a Christmas present from our grandpa.

Mamma and I are going to Michigan in a few weeks to see my grandma and grandpa.

If ever I have the blue-devils, grandpa, I'll just whip on my cape and fly home again.

Your grandpa's here and we're here, and there's room enough.

In your grandpa's case, 'twas your pa, who had been a play-actor.

Herr Klug kisses all his pupils in the class, but just as Grandpa Murray would.

This is Grandpa and Grandma Brown, and this is grandma's brother, ma's uncle.

Grandpa Smead looked awfully stern in his gold frame on the wall.

Didn't you leave grandmother and grandpa, to go to your husband?

WORD ORIGIN

1814, childish or familiar form of grandfather (see pa). Grandpappa is recorded from 1753, grandpop from 1860, grandpappy from 1853.

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