(also gramps, grampy /ˈɡramˌpē/)
noundialect or informal
- 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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