Grandfatherly
Grandfatherly Grand"fa"ther*ly, a. Like a grandfather in age or manner; kind; benignant; indulgent. [1913 Webster]

He was a grandfatherly sort of personage. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • grandfatherly — 1824, from GRANDFATHER (Cf. grandfather) + LY (Cf. ly) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grandfatherly — [grand′fä΄thərlē, gran′fä΄thərlē] adj. 1. of a grandfather 2. having traits considered typical of grandfathers; kindly, indulgent, benign, etc …   English World dictionary

  • grandfatherly — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : of, relating to, or befitting a grandfather an eminently human person of grandfatherly years Lewis Nichols : benignant looked on the child with grandfatherly indulgence : old and venerable a grandfatherly oak tree * …   Useful english dictionary

  • grandfatherly — adjective see grandfather I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grandfatherly — /gran fah dheuhr lee, grand /, adj. of or characteristic of a grandfather. [1815 25; GRANDFATHER + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • grandfatherly — adjective a) In the manner of a grandfather b) Having the characteristics of a grandfather …   Wiktionary

  • grandfatherly — grændfɑðə(r)lɪ / fɑː adj. of a grandfather; characteristic of a grandfather …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grandfatherly — grand·fa·ther·ly …   English syllables

  • grandfatherly — /ˈgrænfaðəli/ (say granfahdhuhlee), /ˈgrænd / (say grand ) adjective 1. of, or in the manner of, a grandfather. 2. indulgent; kindly …   Australian English dictionary

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