Definition of great-grandfather in English:


Syllabification: great-grand·fa·ther


  • The father of one’s grandmother or grandfather.
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    • The self-regard of these populations, he was convinced, would condemn them to the same fate as their fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers.
    • His great-grandfather, grandfather, father, and older brother Ned were physicians.
    • It is a well-worn path, because his great-grandfather, his grandfather and his father were all policemen.

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