Definition of 'grandmother'
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I would love to be a grandmother one day. The Sun (2017)I've likened it to looking at your grandfather when your grandmother has just passed away. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My grandfathers and grandmothers served during the second world war. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She needs to give her grandmother a call about that. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She considered cancelling the appointment when her grandmother died. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sharing the tiny apartment were one of his grandmothers and a spinster aunt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She said her focus for the next few months was becoming a grandmother for the first time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So did her father and her grandmother. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My grandfather has died and my grandmother is now too old to stay there. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My grandmother worked in one of the cotton mills. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Initial attempts to find revolutionary grandmothers were at first met with grumpy rejection. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My grandmother and father were allowed to accompany him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They had three daughters to add to the daughter that my grandmother already had from a previous marriage. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007) My grandmother was one of the very fi rst female doctors, an incredible woman. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Emmerdale babe saved her mum and grandmother when their house went up in flames. The Sun (2006)The back of my grandmother's house formed a fourth wall. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)When our parents split, we moved into this trailer with our grandmother and grandfather. The Sun (2008)Bird food, my grandmother would have called it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other pieces came from my grandmother's house. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I talk to my grandmother about this all the time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Our daughters chose their grandmother. Christianity Today (2000)After the death of her little daughter my grandmother was for the rest of her life unable to listen to music because it made her cry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sometimes I talk to my grandmother about the strangeness of remembering things that no longer physically exist. Times, Sunday Times (2006)People are always saying: 'My grandmother is in love with you. The Sun (2013)You won't mind sleeping with such a very young woman, grandmother? The Princess and the Goblin (1872)He added: 'My grandmother always told me. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'grandmother'
British English: grandmother /ˈɡrænˌmʌðə/ NOUN
Your grandmother is the mother of your father or mother. You can call your grandmother 'Grandmother'.
My grandmothers are both widows.
- American English: grandmother
- Arabic: جَدَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: avó
- Chinese: 祖母
- Croatian: baka
- Czech: babička
- Danish: bedstemor
- Dutch: grootmoeder
- European Spanish: abuela
- Finnish: isoäiti
- French: grand-mère
- German: Großmutter
- Greek: γιαγιά
- Italian: nonna
- Japanese: 祖母
- Korean: 할머니
- Norwegian: bestemor
- Polish: babcia
- European Portuguese: avó
- Romanian: bunica
- Russian: бабушка
- Spanish: abuela
- Swedish: farmor paternal
- Thai: ย่า ยาย
- Turkish: büyükanne
- Ukrainian: бабуся
- Vietnamese: bà
Definition of grandmother from the Collins English Dictionary
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