[ greyt-gran-nees, -grand- ]

  1. a granddaughter of one's nephew or niece.

Origin of great-grandniece

First recorded in 1795–1805

Words Nearby great-grandniece Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use great-grandniece in a sentence

  • A few days ago a great-grandniece was sent to me, a child under ten years old, that has no other relative.

  • Perhaps I could persuade them that the great-grandniece of Cassius Cato would be a deserving object of their consideration.

    Kit of Greenacre Farm | Izola Forrester
  • He could not offer to do so till he came back from his great-grandniece Constance's wedding at Cowcester.

    A Likely Story | William De Morgan