granny dumping

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granny dumping

the abandonment of elderly people in poor health by their relatives or caregivers by leaving them at hospitals or bus depots

gran′ny dump`ing


n.
the abandonment of an elderly person, esp. a relative, at a hospital, bus station, etc.
[1990–95]
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