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noun Informal.
  1. grandfather.
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Origin of granddad

First recorded in 1810–20; grand- + dad1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for granddad

ancestor, patriarch, grandpa, pap, forefather, elder, granddaddy, granddad, gramps, grandpappy

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Historical Examples of granddad

  • "He's wakin' up, granddad," said Jud, more frightened than before.

  • "It's like touchin' somethin' dead, granddad," said the boy.

  • I wan't goin' to have her seein' her granddad's ghost in every corner.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • I told her her granddad did, an she could git that or go to work and earn some.

    Cap'n Eri

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • I call to mind now that many's the time I've heard my granddad read 'em.

    A Missionary Twig

    Emma L. Burnett