gramps


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gramp

 (grămp) or gramps (grămps)
n. Informal
A grandfather.

[Short for grampa.]

gramps

(ɡræmps) or

gramp

n
a grandfather
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gramps - the father of your father or mothergramps - the father of your father or mother
grandparent - a parent of your father or mother
Translations

gramps

n (US inf) → Opa m (inf), → Opapa m (inf)
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Baby Gramps plays many children's songs in his repertoire of more than 10,000 songs, including classic versions of "Teddy Bear's Picnic," "Big Rock Candy Mountain" and his famous palindromes.
Mum was in the dining room, talking to Gramps about Dad, but they changed the subject when Kitty walked in.
Head of sales Gareth Thomas, who gave him the nickname Gramps, claimed clients complained Mr Dove was "too long in the tooth".
I know Brynja has tried to turn a negative into a positive by fundraising for gramps and she is doing the same for Donald.
Ari Martin has big plans to spend the summer with his Gramps at his cabin on Canoe Lake.
With origami cranes and their messages, can Gramps bring Anna back from the dark?
C'MON, GRAMPS The first drive produced furious shooting, but I was mainly a spectator.
Marni has lived all of her sixteen years with her beloved Gramps, the former king, on the edge of the woods.
Gramps now lives alone following the death of his wife.
The family then all piles in, and argues over seats, The children are already full of chocolates and treats, Grandmother is mumbling, Kids should be seen not heard, Meanwhile back in the kitchen Mum's wrestling with the bird, She tries to carve up slices, but ends up with turkey chunks, While Dad and Gramps have become a pair of Christmas drunks, They start an argument about which wine goes with the meat, And restless children run around, not staying in their seat, Mother tries to keep her calm and bravely soldiers on, But the roasties are all blackened and the sprouts are over done, Mum enters the dining room looking very puffed, She throws the turkey down and shouts, There you go
No sooner will gramps turn his back and take the players on a long away trip to Arsenal or Chelsea, than he'll come back sooner than expected and find Whelan jnr has invited all his mates round to the DW Stadium and is holding a massive rave on the pitch.