grandparent

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Noun[change]

Singular
grandparent

Plural
grandparents

  1. (countable) Someone's grandparent is the parent of their parent. It is one's grandmother or grandfather.
    The mother of my mother is Jane Smith. Jane Smith is one of my grandparents.
    I have four grandparents. They are the mother and father of my mother, and the mother and father of my father.

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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