American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A parent of one's mother or father; a grandmother or grandfather.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The parent of a parent: correlative to grandchild.
- n. the parent of someone's parent
- n. a parent of your father or mother
“I had a friend tell me that being a grandparent is the one thing in life that really is as good as everyone says.”
“Grandparent scams": The CFA noticed new complaints last year about what it calls the "grandparent scam," where consumers receive calls or e-mails from someone claiming to be a friend or family member who is in trouble and needs help.”
“The death of a grandparent is sad but also a natural part of life.”
“Because as Debby brings up, the grandparent is not impartial.”
“Q: What do you call a grandparent who’s taken care of the little ones on Saturday and Sunday?”
“Darwin has already pointed out that when a character of a grandparent, which is wanting in the progeny, reappears in the second generation, this quality must always be assumed to have been present though latent in the intermediate generation.”
“I would never call my grandparent an alien because he did everything he could possibly do to be an American.”
“Her contributions to the so-called grandparent economy are carefully considered yet generous”
“But the grandparent is the backbone and gift-giver.”
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