also grandaddy noun Date: 1769 1. grandfather 1a 2. one that is the first, earliest, or most venerable of its kind

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • granddaddy — [gran′dad΄ē] n. pl. granddaddies Informal 1. GRANDDAD 2. a) the biggest or best of its kind b) the first or oldest of its kind …   English World dictionary

  • granddaddy — grand|dad|dy [ græn,dædi ] noun count a GRANDFATHER the granddaddy of something the oldest or most famous example of something: the Dow Jones, the granddaddy of Wall Street indexes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • granddaddy — /gran dad ee/, n., pl. granddaddies. Informal. grandfather. [1760 70; GRAND + DADDY] * * * …   Universalium

  • granddaddy — noun A grandfather. Syn: gramps, pops …   Wiktionary

  • granddaddy — grand|dad|dy [ˈgrændædi] n AmE another spelling of ↑grandaddy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • granddaddy — see grandaddy …   English dictionary

  • granddaddy — n. grandfather (Slang); person who is most venerable or respected; something which is the oldest or first or most important of its time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • granddaddy — noun (C) another spelling of grandaddy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • granddaddy — grand·dad·dy …   English syllables

  • granddaddy — UK [ˈɡrænˌdædɪ] / US grandaddy …   English dictionary

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