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or gran·nie  (grăn′ē)
n. pl. gran·nies
1. Informal A grandmother.
2. Informal A fussy person.
3. Southern US See granny woman.

[Short for grandmother or grandam.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grannie - the mother of your father or mothergrannie - the mother of your father or mother
grandparent - a parent of your father or mother
nan - your grandmother
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