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Line breaks: grand¦ma
Pronunciation: /ˈɡran(d)mɑː

Definition of grandma in English:


One’s grandmother: [as name]: Grandma didn’t stop talking [as title]: Grandma Wendy
More example sentences
  • At the end, the grandpas and grandmas were treated with a belated but sumptuous Onam feast which the aged from various day care centres and old age homes in the city enjoyed.
  • Barbara is one of a growing number of grandmas and grandads who attend martial arts sessions in north Manchester in a bid to stay healthy and learn skills to defend themselves if necessary.
  • Aunties and uncles, grandmas and grandads all lived within walking distance and it was true to say that friends and family were one and the same.

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