Grandma - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡrænmɑː|  American pronunciation of the word grandma
Brit.  |ˈɡran(d)mɑː|  British pronunciation of the word grandma

noun

- the mother of your father or mother (syn: gran, grandmother, grannie, granny, nan, nanna)

Examples

...always a hard worker, Grandma has remained healthy into her 80s...

Grandma gets upset if we change her routine.

...while the old crooner is now well past his prime, Grandma still harkens back to the “daisy of a performance” he could give in his heyday...

I left my keys at my grandma's.

Yesterday at last I paid a visit to my grandma.

Enough of these ill grandma talks.

Grandma was standing at the bottom of the stairs.

Grandma fell and broke her leg, and she went downhill quite rapidly after that.

Come and give your old Grandma a kiss.

Are you leaving the kids with Grandma on Saturday?

Grandma's out walking the dog.

primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking

...Grandma usually gets in a dither if I don't make my weekly call....

Word forms

noun
singular: grandma
plural: grandmas
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