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[gran-bey-bee, grand-]
noun, plural grand·ba·bies.
  1. an infant grandchild.
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Origin of grandbaby

First recorded in 1915–20; grand- + baby
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for grandbaby

Historical Examples

  • She probably knows as much about such matters as your grandbaby.

    At the Little Brown House

    Ruth Alberta Brown

  • Your grandbaby will open its eyes five thousand miles from its grandmother.

    The Red Rugs of Tarsus

    Helen Davenport Gibbons

  • Do you fear that I will not be able to nurse your grandbaby, that you sent all the condensed and malted milk?

    The Red Rugs of Tarsus

    Helen Davenport Gibbons

  • We has six chillen and all works hard for a livin' and we got one lil' grandbaby 10 years ol'.