grandma
noun Date: 1867 grandmother 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grandma — Grand ma , Grandmamma Grand mam*ma , n. A grandmother. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grandma — 1793, childish or familiar form of GRANDMOTHER (Cf. grandmother) (see MA (Cf. ma)). Grandmama is recorded from 1749 …   Etymology dictionary

  • grandma — ► NOUN informal ▪ one s grandmother …   English terms dictionary

  • grandma — [grand′mə mä′, grand′mä′məgran′mə, gran′mä΄; gra′mə, grand′mə; grand′mô΄] n. Informal GRANDMOTHER: also grandmama [grand′mə mä′, grand′mä′mə] …   English World dictionary

  • grandma — [[t]græ̱nmɑː[/t]] grandmas N FAMILY Your grandma is your grandmother. [INFORMAL] Grandma was from Scotland …   English dictionary

  • grandma — UK [ˈɡræn(d)ˌmɑː] / US [ˈɡræn(d)ˌmɑ] noun [countable] Word forms grandma : singular grandma plural grandmas informal a grandmother …   English dictionary

  • Grandma — noun the name used for ones grandma Syn: Gran, Granny, Nan …   Wiktionary

  • grandma — /gran mah , maw , grand , gram , gram meuh/, n. Informal. grandmother. [1865 70; GRAND + MA] * * * …   Universalium

  • grandma — noun grandmother See Also: grandpa …   Wiktionary

  • grandma — grand|ma S1 [ˈgrænma:] n informal grandmother …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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