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gran

Syllabification: gran
Pronunciation: /ɡran
 
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Definition of gran in English:

noun

informal , chiefly British
One’s grandmother.
Example sentences
  • Our audience at the Grand in Blackpool will be from 12-year-olds right through to grans and grandads.
  • Every need is catered for from young children to grans and grandads.
  • In the magazine survey, almost three quarters of grans said being a grandparent was better than being a parent.

Origin

mid 19th century: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with gran

Aberfan, Adrianne, an, Anne, artisan, astrakhan, ban, began, Belmopan, bipartisan, bran, can, Cannes, Cézanne, Cheyenne, clan, courtesan, cran, dan, Dayan, Diane, divan, élan, Elan, fan, flan, foreran, Fran, Friedan, Gell-Mann, Han, Hunan, Ivan, Jan, Japan, Jinan, Joanne, Kazan, Klan, Kordofan, Lacan, Lausanne, Leanne, Limousin, Louvain, man, Mann, Marianne, Milan, Moran, nan, Oran, outran, outspan, Pan, panne, parmesan, partisan, pavane, pecan, Pétain, plan, Pusan, ran, rataplan, rattan, Rosanne, Sagan, Saipan, saran, scan, scran, sedan, span, spick-and-span, Spokane, Suzanne, Tainan, tan, than, tisane, trepan, van, vin, Wuhan, Xian, Yerevan, Yunnan, Zhongshan

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