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Meaning of GRANDFATHER

Pronunciation:  'gran`fâdhur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the father of your father or mother
 

GRANDFATHER is a 11 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: gramps, grandad, granddad, granddaddy, grandpa
 
 See Also: grandparent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Grand"fa"ther\, n.
A father's or mother's father; an ancestor in the next degree
above the father or mother in lineal ascent.

{Grandfather longlegs}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Daddy longlegs}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: centenarian, dotard, elder, Father Time, gaffer, geezer, golden-ager, grampa, gramps, grandpa, grandsire, graybeard, great-grandfather, Methuselah, Nestor, nonagenarian, octogenarian, old chap, old codger, old dog, old duffer, old geezer, old gent, old gentleman, old man, Old Paar, old party, older, oldster, old-timer, pantaloon, patriarch, presbyter, senior citizen, septuagenarian, sexagenarian, the quiet-voiced elders, venerable sir, veteran
 

 

 

 

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