Grandpa - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡrænpɑː|  American pronunciation of the word grandpa
Brit.  |ˈɡran(d)pɑː|  British pronunciation of the word grandpa


- the father of your father or mother (syn: gramps, grandad, granddad, granddaddy, grandfather)


He was named after his grandpa.

My grandpa adored potatoes in their skins.

Grandpa was badly injured in the war.

Suddenly the children heard Grandpa's booming voice demanding that they get down from the roof.

...Grandpa told us that when he was a kid, if he misbehaved at all, his father would tan his backside with a belt....

Word forms

singular: grandpa
plural: grandpas
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