[ greyt-gran-chahyld ]

noun,plural great-grand·children.
  1. a grandchild of one's son or daughter.

Origin of great-grandchild

First recorded in 1745–55

Words Nearby great-grandchild Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use great-grandchild in a sentence

  • Perhaps Golde Freidchen has interceded for her great-grandchild that he should find his way back to the fold.

  • What if the flower, then, was the little great-grandchild of the lamp, and he was loving it all the time?

  • They were most desirous to do so, as he was the first grandchild of the one, the first great-grandchild of the other.

    Elsie at Ion | Martha Finley
  • "And she's the great-grandchild of a clergyman, so there cannot be anything wrong with the family," sobbed Miss Yard.

    A Drake by George! | John Trevena