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granny

or gran路nie

[ gran-ee ]
/ 藞gr忙n i /
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Definition of granny

noun, plural gran路nies.
adjective, gran路ni路er, gran路ni路est for 6.
of, relating to, or thought to be like a grandmother or an elderly or old-fashioned woman: granny notions about what's proper.
(of clothing for women or girls) being loose-fitted and having such features as high necklines, puff sleeves, long skirts, and ruffles and lace trimmings: a granny blouse; a granny nightgown.
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Origin of granny

1655鈥65; grand(mother) + -y2, with -nd->-nn-
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British Dictionary definitions for granny

granny

grannie

/ (藞伞r忙n瑟) /

noun plural -nies
informal words for grandmother
informal an irritatingly fussy person
a revolving cap on a chimneypot that keeps out rain, etc
Southern US a midwife or nurse
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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