grandson

[ gran-suhn, grand- ]
/ ˈgrænˌsʌn, ˈgrænd- /
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noun

a son of one's son or daughter.

Nearby words

  1. grandpapa,
  2. grandpappy,
  3. grandparent,
  4. grandrelle,
  5. grandsire,
  6. grandstand,
  7. grandstand finish,
  8. grandstand play,
  9. grandstand play, make a,
  10. grandstanding

Origin of grandson

First recorded in 1580–90; grand- + son

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British Dictionary definitions for grandson

grandson

/ (ˈɡrænsʌn, ˈɡrænd-) /

noun

a son of one's son or daughter
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Word Origin and History for grandson

grandson

n.

1580s, from grand + son.

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