granddaddy

[gran-dad-ee]
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Origin of granddaddy

First recorded in 1760–70; grand- + daddy
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Contemporary Examples of granddaddy

Historical Examples of granddaddy

  • Granddaddy pays me 10 cents a week for keeping house for him, too.

    'Smiles'

    Eliot H. Robinson

  • Granddaddy thought it was beautiful too—although he called it "purty."

    'Smiles'

    Eliot H. Robinson

  • I think that I have not felt so utterly lonesome since granddaddy died.

    'Smiles'

    Eliot H. Robinson

  • “Helloa, there, Granddaddy Bullfrog,” shouted the little rabbit.

  • He said it, and I'm here to say that I don't want to be the granddaddy of the children of an atheist.