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Definition of gran in English:


British informal
One’s grandmother: I’m not your gran, am I? [as name]: you know how Gran looks forward to seeing us
More 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.


Mid 19th century: abbreviation.

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