grandma

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grand·ma

 (grănd′mä′, grăn′-, grăm′mä′, grăm′ə)
n. Informal
A grandmother.

grandma

(ˈɡrænˌmɑː; ˈɡrænd-; ˈɡræm-) ,

grandmama

or

grandmamma

n
informal words for grandmother

grand•moth•er

(ˈgrænˌmʌð ər, ˈgrænd-, ˈgræm-)

n.
1. the mother of one's father or mother.
2. a female ancestor.
[1375–1425]
grand′moth`er•ly, adj.
grand′moth`er•li•ness, n.

Grandma

A term often applied to the lowest gear on a farm truck when the truck had a four-speed transmission. The name presumably arose because the very slow speed of the truck was likened to that of a grandmother
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Grandma - the mother of your father or mothergrandma - the mother of your father or mother
grandparent - a parent of your father or mother
nan - your grandmother
Translations
babička
bedstemor
isoäitimummimummo
baka
おばあちゃん
할머니
bunicuţă
babica
mormorfarmor
ย่า ยาย

grandma

[ˈgrænmɑː] grandmama [ˈgrænməˌmɑː] Nabuela f
yes, grandmasí, abuela

grandma

[ˈgrændmə] nmamie f, mémé f
my grandma → ma mamie

grandma

[ˈgrænˌmɑː] grandmama [ˈgrænməˌmɑː] n (fam) → nonna, nonnina

Grandma

جَدَّة babička bedstemor Großmutter γιαγιούλα abuelita isoäiti mamie baka nonna おばあちゃん 할머니 oma bestemor babunia avozinha, vovó бабуля mormor ย่า ยาย nine 奶奶
References in classic literature ?
She could not explain the feeling; but she was glad when the play was done, and they were safe at home, where kind grandma was waiting to see them comfortably into bed.
As Polly freed her mind, and emphasized her opinion with a decided rap of the boot she had just taken off, Fanny laughed, and said, while she pirouetted about the room, like Mademoiselle Therese, "Polly was shocked, grandma.
And with a good-night kiss, grandma left Polly to dream dreadfully of dancing in jockey costume, on a great stage; while Tom played a big drum in the orchestra; and the audience all wore the faces of her father and mother, looking sorrowfully at her, with eyes like saucers, and faces as red as Fanny's sash.
Another little visit to the seashore would suit her better, and as Grandma could not be prevailed upon to leave the babies, Jo took Beth down to the quiet place, where she could live much in the open air, and let the fresh sea breezes blow a little color into her pale cheeks.
The tiny tot spent her first-ever Christmas surrounded by her parents and three generations of grandmas.
Girls see moms, stepmoms, and grandmas as Beautiful Girls, too.
When the farmer and hunter warn Betsy about wolves eating grandmas, she insists he is a good wolf.
And so the grandmas have been gathering -- and growing in adoptees -- since their first gathering in New York in 2004.
23, the grandmas of the Canoga Park Woman's Club will be reading Christmas stories to hundreds of elementary school kids, who will also be treated to cookies and juice.
And if all this talk of grandmas makes you miss your own, go and visit her .
Grandchildren, like grandmas, are a special gift to be treasured.
I thought, what a 'cool' grandma, so much different than most grandmas I know.