grandparents

[ gran-pair-uh nt, -par-, grand- ]SEE DEFINITION OF grandparents
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The early part of his existence was spent with his grandparents in his native place.

My grandparents died, you know, but it had to be done, or we'd have destroyed ourselves.

Plainly, he decided, this was a strange place, this household of his grandparents.

Were the grandparents whom he had never met this sort of people?

No power on earth—which included parents and grandparents—should or could separate them.

He knew of her affection for his grandparents and theirs for her.

Under this new sorrow, the grandparents had given way entirely.

Neither his four brothers, parents, nor grandparents, are unusually tall.

I cannot say; but this I know, that the grandparents of most of these boys and girls were once young with me.

It is for the grandparents to set the fashion for these new adjustments.

WORD ORIGIN

1802, from grand (adj.) + parent (n.). Related: Grandparents.

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