grandmotherly
adjective see grandmother

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grandmotherly — Grand moth er*ly, a. Like a grandmother in age or manner; kind; indulgent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grandmotherly — 1842, from GRANDMOTHER (Cf. grandmother) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grandmotherly — [gran′muth΄ərlē, grand′muth΄ərlē, grand′muth΄ərlē, gran′muthərlē, gram′muth΄ərlē, gra′muth΄ərlē] adj. 1. of a grandmother 2. having traits considered typical of grandmothers; kindly, indulgent, solicitous, etc. 3. Informal fussy …   English World dictionary

  • grandmotherly — grandmotherliness, n. /gran mudh euhr lee, grand , gram /, adj. of or characteristic of a grandmother. [1835 45; GRANDMOTHER + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • grandmotherly — adjective a) In the manner of a grandmother b) Having the characteristics of a grandmother …   Wiktionary

  • grandmotherly — grænd mʌðə(r)lɪ adj. of a grandmother, characteristic of a grandmother …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grandmotherly — grand·moth·er·ly …   English syllables

  • grandmotherly — /ˈgrænmʌðəli/ (say granmudhuhlee), /ˈgrænd / (say grand ) adjective of or in the manner of a grandmother …   Australian English dictionary

  • grandmotherly — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : of or belonging to a grandmother : like or befitting a grandmother (as in kindness or indulgence); specifically : marked by great concern for trivial details of regulation : fussy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dennis the Menace (1959 TV series) — This article is about the 1959 American series. For other uses, see Dennis the Menace (disambiguation). Dennis the Menace CBS promotional title card for Dennis the Menace. Genre Sitcom …   Wikipedia

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