Definition of granny in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrani
(also grannie)

noun (plural grannies)

One’s grandmother: [as name]: goodbye, Granny [as title]: Granny Vera
More example sentences
  • My granny always said it's a crime not to seize the opportunities that present themselves.
  • Meanwhile I have very fond memories of both my granny Mary Ellen and my Auntie Mary Kate.
  • As my granny used to say once a week, every week: As long as you have your health.


mid 17th century: from grannam (representing a colloquial pronunciation of grandam) + -y2.

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