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grandad

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrandad
 
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(also granddad)

Definition of grandad in English:

noun

1 informal One’s grandfather.
Example sentences
  • It is a family pool full of mums, dads, grandmas, granddads and children, it is absolutely marvellous.
  • Grandmoms (and granddads too) are indeed great people…
  • Thirty-five mums, dads, grannies and granddads went back to school last Monday as part of By Brook Valley's Bring Your Family to School Day.
1.1Used as a form of address to an elderly man: cheer up, grandad, it may never happen
More example sentences
  • Now it's all about viral communities - get with it, grandad!
2 [as modifier] Denoting a style of shirt or shirt neckline with a collar in the form of a narrow upright band fastened with buttons.
Example sentences
  • Shirts are slightly different with long tail backs or grandad collars.
  • I was dressed in a black, double button granddad shirt which had this cowboy feel about it, with my black jeans on and a dark multicoloured waistcoat I looked the part.
  • Dressed in his customary jeans, waistcoat and granddad shirt, he had everyone clapping and singing to Hold Me Close.

Words that rhyme with grandad

Soledad • Trinidad

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