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Definition of "grandmother" []

  • The mother of one's father or mother. (noun)
  • A female ancestor. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "grandmother" in a sentence
  • "This new grandmother was the best of chums and companions, but somehow it was hard to realize that she was really a _grandmother_."
  • "Mam_, _gu_, "(" _Hei! grandmother_, _dear_, ") shouted the lad, forgetting in his trouble that his grandmother was in the form of a hare."
  • "Oh, and my grandmother is apparently passing on her super-old awesome typewriter to me."