Definition of gramp in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡramp/
(also gramps, grampy /ˈɡramˌpē/)


dialect or informal
One’s grandfather.
Example sentences
  • I should have been listening more carefully when my old grampy was telling me what shares to buy.
  • So I was driving my gramps to the clinic, I dropped him off at the entrance and proceeded to parking the car.
  • Today I went over to my gramps ' place to have dinner with them, and this uncle was staring at me.


Late 19th century: contraction of grandpapa.

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Syllabification: gramp

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