- a grandchild of one's son or daughter.
Origin of great-grandchild
First recorded in 1745–55
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for great-grandchildren
“The people in Chibok are the grandchildren or great-grandchildren of the ones we knew,” Gerald says.We Built a School in Boko Haram’s Heartland
May 13, 2014
Misao lives in Osaka and remains in good health, surrounded by six great-grandchildren.
The mother of six left 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.The Ballad of Mitzi Stauffer Briggs, Heiress Who Lost It All in Vegas
John L. Smith
September 30, 2013
If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great-grandchildren, it will be women who make it so.Isabel Allende: How a Mysterious Baby Girl Sparked My Fight for Women
October 20, 2012
And if I am lucky enough to have great-grandchildren someday, we are told the figure could be 32 percent of GDP.Paul Ryan’s Medicare Misconceptions
August 20, 2012
He has had nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.Cleveland Past and Present
Omega is intended for a Christmas present to your great-grandchildren.
Yet I have conversed as familiarly with the author of it as I do with my own great-grandchildren.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
I have five sons, twelve grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.Old Daniel
Not one of the grandchildren nor the great-grandchildren ever came in here.Armorel of Lyonesse