grandmother

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
grandmother

Plural
grandmothers

A family tree
  1. (countable) Someone's grandmother is the mother of one of their parents.
    The mother of my mother is Jane Smith. Jane Smith is my grandmother.
    I have two grandmothers. They are the mother of my mother and the mother of my father.

Related words and phrases[change]

Synonyms[change]

  • grandma
  • grammy


Members of a family (edit)

parent: father - mother | spouse: husband - wife | child: son - daughter | sibling: brother - sister | uncle | aunt | nephew | niece | cousin | grandparent: grandfather - grandmother | grandchild: grandson - granddaughter