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[gran-pap-ee, grand-, gram-]
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noun, plural grand·pap·pies. Dialect.
  1. grandfather.
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Also grand·pap.

Origin of grandpappy

First recorded in 1935–40; grand- + pappy2
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Related Words for grandpappy

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

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