Definition of great-grandmother in English:

Share this entry

great-grandmother

noun

The mother of one’s grandmother or grandfather.
Example sentences
  • I know my great-grandmother on my mother's side was also a Canadian.
  • My mother speaks of my great-grandmother as if she knew her, even though she died many years before her birth.
  • They have robbed us of a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: great-grand¦mother

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.