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n. Informal
A grandfather.
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(ˈgrænˌfɑ ðər, ˈgrænd-)

1. the father of one's father or mother.
2. a male ancestor.
grand′fa`ther•ly, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granddad - the father of your father or mothergranddad - the father of your father or mother
grandparent - a parent of your father or mother
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ปู่ ตา


[ˈgrændæd] npapi m, pépé m
my granddad → mon papi
Happy birthday, granddad! → Joyeux anniversaire, papi !
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


جَدُّو děda bedstefar Großvater παππούλης abuelito isoisä papi djed nonno おじいちゃん 할아버지 opa bestefar dziadziuś avozinho, vovô дедушка morfar ปู่ ตา dede ông 爷爷
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Malasha too looked at "Granddad." She was nearest to him and saw how his face puckered; he seemed about to cry, but this did not last long.
It seemed to her that it was only a personal struggle between "Granddad" and "Long-coat" as she termed Bennigsen.
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The fear of losing someone close to you is hard to deal with, there's no way of getting round that, but don't start grieving now because you'll miss out on sharing some special times with your granddad.
Following Mr Steptoe's death, his family paid tribute to him saying: "A much-loved dad, granddad, great-granddad and brother, also a friend to many, taken from us so tragically, is going to be missed greatly.
I don't know what's at the root of it - only your granddad can tell you that.
The McGarrys might have missed out a generation, but 13-year-old Paris Patterson is following in granddad's footsteps.
Steelworks inaugural production will be the world premiere of Steel's new play, Grow Up Granddad, which will run at ARC through September.
We all miss and love you.) - Your Children, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren and special friend Jackie TAYLOR KEITH ROBERT 25th December 2013 In memory of a loving Husband, Dad, Granddad and Great Granddad.