grandpa
noun Date: 1883 grandfather 1a

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grandpa — Grand pa , Grandpapa Grand pa*pa , n. A grandfather. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grandpa — 1814, childish or familiar form of GRANDFATHER (Cf. grandfather) (see PA (Cf. pa)). Grandpappa is recorded from 1753, grandpop from 1860, grandpappy from 1853 …   Etymology dictionary

  • grandpa — ► NOUN informal ▪ one s grandfather …   English terms dictionary

  • grandpa — [grand′pə pä′, grand′pä′pəgran′pə, gran′pä΄; gram′pä΄, grand′pə, grand′pä; gran′pô΄, gram′pô, grand′pô΄] n. Informal GRANDFATHER: also grandpapa [grand′pə pä′, grand′pä′pə] …   English World dictionary

  • grandpa — [[t]græ̱npɑː[/t]] grandpas N FAMILY Your grandpa is your grandfather. [INFORMAL] Grandpa was not yet back from the war. Syn: grandad …   English dictionary

  • grandpa — UK [ˈɡræn(d)ˌpɑː] / US [ˈɡræn(d)ˌpɑ] noun [countable] Word forms grandpa : singular grandpa plural grandpas informal a grandfather …   English dictionary

  • grandpa — /gran pah , paw , grand , gram , gram peuh/, n. Informal. grandfather. [1885 90; GRAND + PA] * * * …   Universalium

  • grandpa — noun grandfather See Also: grandma …   Wiktionary

  • grandpa — grand|pa S1 [ˈgrænpa:] n informal grandfather …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • grandpa — grand|pa [ græn,pa ] noun count INFORMAL a GRANDFATHER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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