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n. Informal
A grandfather.


(ˈgrænˌfɑ ðər, ˈgrænd-)

1. the father of one's father or mother.
2. a male ancestor.
grand′fa`ther•ly, adj.
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
ปู่ ตา


[ˈgrændæd] npapi m, pépé m
my granddad → mon papi
Happy birthday, granddad! → Joyeux anniversaire, papi !


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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