noun see granddad

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • grandad — also granddad, 1819, from GRAND (Cf. grand) (adj.) + DAD (Cf. dad). Grandaddy is attested from 1769; figuratively (in grandaddy of all ) from 1956. Grand dada attested from 1690s …   Etymology dictionary

  • grandad — (also granddad) ► NOUN 1) informal one s grandfather. 2) (before another noun ) (of a shirt) having a collar in the form of a narrow upright band …   English terms dictionary

  • Grandad — Infobox character name = Edward Grandad Trotter other names = caption = Grandad (Pictured left) portrayer = Lennard Pearce first = Big Brother last = Licensed to Drill last cause = age = 72 76 occupation = Retired street lamp lighter, housekeeper …   Wikipedia

  • grandad — [[t]græ̱ndæd[/t]] grandads also granddad N FAMILY Your grandad is your grandfather. [INFORMAL] My grandad is 85 …   English dictionary

  • grandad — UK [ˈɡræn(d)ˌdæd] / US noun [countable] Word forms grandad : singular grandad plural grandads informal a) a grandfather b) an insulting way of talking to an old man, especially one whose name you do not know …   English dictionary

  • grandad — /ˈgrændæd/ (say grandad) noun Colloquial → grandfather. Also, grand dad, granddad …   Australian English dictionary

  • grandad —    Normally addressed to the grandfather of the speaker, but also used occasionally to old men, not related in any way to the speaker, who look as if they could be grandfathers. Such a one is addressed as ‘Grandad’ in Dandelion Days, by Henry… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • grandad — gran|dad S2 especially BrE also granddad [ˈgrændæd] n informal grandfather …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • grandad — grandfather (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grandad — (also granddad) noun 1》 informal one s grandfather. 2》 [as modifier] denoting a style of shirt or neckline with a collar in the form of a narrow upright band fastened with a button …   English new terms dictionary

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