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See definition of granny on Dictionary.com
  • as infuddy-duddy
  • as ingrandmother
  • as inold lady

synonyms for granny

  • dotard
  • fogy
  • fusspot
  • square
  • stick-in-the-mud
  • dull person
  • fussbudget
  • fussy person
  • old fart
  • old fogy
  • old geezer
  • old maid
  • old poop
  • stuffed shirt
  • ancestor
  • grandma
  • matriarch
  • dowager
  • gram
  • maternal forebear
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How to use granny in a sentence

Wood predicts the granny style will be stronger than ever in 2021.
THE HOTTEST DECORATING TRENDS FOR 2021 AREN’T TRENDY AT ALL — AND THAT’S THE POINTELIZABETH MAYHEWFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In 2016 and 2017 combined, homeowners completed construction on 22 granny flats, according to city data.
FAULCONER ‘CHANGED THE DIALOGUE’ ON HOUSING, BUT RESULTS REMAIN ELUSIVEANDREW KEATTSDECEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In 2017, the city exceeded new state laws to make it easier and cheaper for homeowners to build granny flats – standalone second homes – on their properties.
FAULCONER ‘CHANGED THE DIALOGUE’ ON HOUSING, BUT RESULTS REMAIN ELUSIVEANDREW KEATTSDECEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Property owners can right now build granny flats on single-family lots.
SINGLE-FAMILY ZONING’S CENTURY OF SUPREMACY IN SAN DIEGOANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 26, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Instead, he said Faulconer has opted to break up exclusionary neighborhoods by pushing granny flat reforms.
SINGLE-FAMILY ZONING’S CENTURY OF SUPREMACY IN SAN DIEGOANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 26, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
"Never mind granny," she said, when they reached the house and Mandy stopped to say how d'ye to the old woman in the chair.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Probably he was some kin to old Granny Harris, who had distant connections in the North, some one suggested.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
But it's your manner; you seem in such a hurry always to explain that granny wasn't our own grandmother.'
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
But at Stannesley, where we lived before, granny always got us very nice dresses: she used often to send to London for them.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
The way that she seemed to start up just when—so soon after we had lost dear granny, and in a sense our home.'
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
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WORDS RELATED TO GRANNY

  • dotard
  • dull person
  • fogy
  • fussbudget
  • fusspot
  • fussy person
  • granny
  • old fart
  • old fogy
  • old geezer
  • old maid
  • old poop
  • square
  • stick-in-the-mud
  • stuffed shirt
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.