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grand·moth·er

 (grănd′mŭth′ər, grăn′-)
n.
1. The mother of one's father or mother.
2. A female ancestor.
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grandmother

(ˈɡrænˌmʌðə; ˈɡrænd-)
n
1. the mother of one's father or mother
2. (often plural) a female ancestor
3. (often capital) a familiar term of address for an old woman
4. teach one's grandmother to suck eggs See egg18
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grand•moth•er

(ˈgrænˌmʌð ər, ˈgrænd-, ˈgræm-)

n.
1. the mother of one's father or mother.
2. a female ancestor.
[1375–1425]
grand′moth`er•ly, adj.
grand′moth`er•li•ness, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grandmother - the mother of your father or mothergrandmother - the mother of your father or mother
grandparent - a parent of your father or mother
nan - your grandmother
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grandmother

noun gran, granny, grandma, nan My grandmothers are both widows.
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Translations
баба
àvia
babička
bedstemor
avino
isoäiti
bababaka
nagyanyanagymama
amma
祖母お婆さん外祖母
할머니
avia
babababka
stara mama
babaбаба
farmormormor
ย่า ยาย
бабуся

grandmother

[ˈgrænˌmʌðəʳ] Nabuela f
stop trying to teach your grandmother to suck eggs (Brit) → ¿qué me vas a enseñar tú a mí?
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grandmother

[ˈgrændmʌðər] ngrand-mère f
my grandmother → ma grand-mèreGrand Old Party n (US) the Grand Old Party → le parti républicain
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

grandmother

[ˈgrænˌmʌðəʳ] nnonna
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

grandfather

(ˈgrӕnfaːðə) grandmother (ˈgrӕnmaðə) , grandparent (ˈgrӕnpeərənt) noun
the father or mother of one's father or mother.
grandfather clock
a clock with a tall usually wooden case which stands on the floor.
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grandmother

جَدَّة babička bedstemor Großmutter γιαγιά abuela isoäiti grand-mère baka nonna 祖母 할머니 grootmoeder bestemor babcia avó бабушка farmor ย่า ยาย büyükanne 祖母
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

grandmother

n abuela
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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'I do not want to be rude, but Najib should be aware of the idiom not to teach grandmother to suck eggs,' Lim said.

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