grandchild


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grand·child

 (grănd′chīld′, grăn′-)
n.
A child of one's son or daughter.

grandchild

(ˈɡrænˌtʃaɪld)
n, pl -children (-ˌtʃɪldrən)
the son or daughter of one's child

grand•child

(ˈgrænˌtʃaɪld)

n., pl. -chil•dren.
a child of one's son or daughter.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grandchild - a child of your son or daughtergrandchild - a child of your son or daughter  
granddaughter - a female grandchild
grandson - a male grandchild
great grandchild - a child of your grandson or granddaughter
offspring, progeny, issue - the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"
Translations
внуквнучка
vnoučevnučkavnuk
barnebarn
EnkelkindKindeskindEnkel
lapsenlapsi
unučeunukunuka
unoka
cucu
barnabarn
손주
anūkasanūkė
mazbērnsmazdēlsmazmeita
vnúča
vnukvnukinja
barnbarn
หลาน
cháu

grandchild

[ˈgræntʃaɪld] N (grandchildren (pl)) → nieto/a m/f

grandchild

[ˈgræntʃaɪld] npetit-fils (petite fille m/f)

grandchild

[ˈgrænˌtʃaɪld] n (-children (pl)) → nipote m/f, nipotino/a (di nonno)

grandchild

(ˈgrӕntʃaild) grand-daughter (ˈgrandoːtə) , grandson (ˈgransan) nouns
the child, daughter or son, of one's son or daughter.

grandchild

حَفيد vnouče barnebarn Enkelkind εγγόνι nieto lapsenlapsi petit-enfant unuče nipote 손주 kleinkind barnebarn wnuk neto внук barnbarn หลาน torun cháu 孙子

grandchild

n (pl -children) nieto -ta mf; npl nietos
References in classic literature ?
Demi, as the oldest grandchild, then presented the queen of the day with various gifts, so numerous that they were transported to the festive scene in a wheelbarrow.
A little boy--the Colonel's grandchild, and the only human being that ever dared to be familiar with him--now made his way among the guests, and ran towards the seated figure; then pausing halfway, he began to shriek with terror.
The wrath and curse of God fall upon you, woman without pity, who have slain mine innocent grandchild and made desolate this old heart that had nor chick, nor friend nor stay nor comfort in all this world but him
That grandchild of yours has been here - well, I do not quite know how many days it is; nobody can keep account of days or anything else where she is
Fair Daughter, and thou Son and Grandchild both, High proof ye now have giv'n to be the Race Of SATAN (for I glorie in the name, Antagonist of Heav'ns Almightie King) Amply have merited of me, of all Th' Infernal Empire, that so neer Heav'ns dore Triumphal with triumphal act have met, Mine with this glorious Work, & made one Realm Hell and this World, one Realm, one Continent Of easie thorough-fare.
Noirtier,' the helpless old man, at the tender mercies of the weakest creature in the household, that is, his grandchild, Valentine; a dumb and frozen carcass, in fact, living painlessly on, that time may be given for his frame to decompose without his consciousness of its decay.
Love for her grandchild, however, shone in all she said and did, and so long as she was loved by this, the only being on earth she had ever been taught to love herself, Adrienne would not think an instant of the ills caused by the infirmities of age.
I wouldn't like to be the grandchild of a pinched grandfather, would you, Mister Sir?
It was as though an old lady, wise in three generations' experience, but for the present sitting out, bent to listen to her flushed and eager grandchild.
The old man receives it in his arms like a beloved grandchild and pats it tenderly.
First Tane, the boy, had left the house, and then, a little time afterwards, the old woman and her grandchild.
I have encouraged your son George in his resolution to be true, in time and in eternity, to my grandchild, Mary Dermody.