grandma

[ gran-mah, -maw, grand-, gram-, gram-muh ]
/ ˈgrænˌmɑ, -ˌmɔ, ˈgrænd-, ˈgræm-, ˈgræm mə /

noun Informal.

Origin of grandma

First recorded in 1865–70; grand- + ma

Can be confused

grammar grandma grandmother
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grandma

grandmama or grandmamma (ˈɡrænməˌmɑː, ˈɡrænd-)

/ (ˈɡrænˌmɑː, ˈɡrænd-, ˈɡræm-) /

noun

informal words for grandmother
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