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granddaddy

[ gran-dad-ee ]
/ ˈgrænˌdæd i /
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noun, plural grand·dad·dies. Informal.

grandfather.

RELATED WORDS

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

Nearby words

grandame, grandaunt, grandbaby, grandchild, granddad, granddaddy, granddaddy of them all, granddaughter, granddaughter cyst, grande, grande chartreuse, la

Origin of granddaddy

First recorded in 1760–70; grand- + daddy
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