gramps

or gramp

[ gramps ]
/ græmps /
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noun Informal.


Nearby words

  1. grampian,
  2. grampian mountains,
  3. grampian region,
  4. grampians,
  5. grampians, the,
  6. grampus,
  7. gramsci,
  8. gramsci, antonio,
  9. gran,
  10. gran canaria

Origin of gramps

First recorded in 1860–65; see origin at grandpa, -s4

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Word Origin and History for gramp

gramp

1898, colloquial or dialectal shortening of grandpa.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper