Grandmother - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡrænmʌðər|  American pronunciation of the word grandmother
Brit.  |ˈɡran(d)mʌðə|  British pronunciation of the word grandmother

noun

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

Examples

Was happy to hand her grandmother's cookie recipes to the parish ladies to put in their cookbook

The question arose as to who would be responsible for caring for our grandmother.

Grandmother taught us to practice good manners.

...my grandmother has spent her whole life on the farm and is used to working hard...

My grandmother used to hang the wash on a clothesline.

The woman in that painting is my grandmother.

The card entitles my grandmother to the discount for senior citizens.

My grandmother's health has been declining since she broke her hip.

Her grandmother was really an amazing woman.

This is one of my grandmother's recipes.

Grandmother's nurse has been a real treasure.

My grandmother's ring is my most treasured possession.

My grandmother is Russian Orthodox.

He visited his grandmother's birthplace.

They bought a beautiful casket when her grandmother died.

Word forms

noun
singular: grandmother
plural: grandmothers
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