grandma, grandmother, granny, grannie, gran, nan, nanna(noun)
the mother of your father or mother
an old woman
granny knot, granny(noun)
a reef knot crossed the wrong way and therefore insecure
I'm going to be a granny.
An elderly woman.
There are too many grannies around here getting in the way.
typically or stereotypically old-fashioned, especially in clothing and accessories worn by or associated with elderly women.
granny dress; granny glasses
a grandmother; a grandam; familiarly, an old woman
Granny, a co-star of many Sylvester the Cat and Tweety animated shorts throughout the 1950s and 1960s, is a Looney Tunes character that was created by Tex Avery. She is the owner of Tweety. Granny's voice was first provided by Bea Benaderet from 1937 through 1953. June Foray later took the role and is still providing Granny's voice as of 2013.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gran′i, n. a grandmother: an old woman—also Grand′am.—n. Grann′y-knot, a knot like a reef-knot, but having the second tie across, difficult to untie when jammed.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Granny' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4074
The numerical value of Granny in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Granny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Oh my little angel, i miss you so much. Granny misses you so much, baby.
At that time people were fighting apartheid, so they didn't pay. Now, they just don't have money. Young, old and middle aged, there are no jobs. People are depending on grants from their granny.
I have three grandchildren – one girl and two boys. I'm a very doting grandmother. I think you're allowed to spoil when you're a granny, that's what grannies are for. In my house, chocolate biscuits are called "don't tell Dad" because that's what I say to them when they see the chocolate biscuits.
Charleston County Mayor Joseph Riley said. What motivated the gunman is not yet clear, but his monstrous act took the lives of nine people who prayed, worked and struggled on behalf of their community and their church. Related ImageExpand / ContractSharonda Coleman-Singleton, was a speech therapist and girls ’ track and field team at Goose Creek High School. ( Courtesy : Charleston Post and Courier) Cynthia Hurd, 54, was a branch manger in the Charleston County Public Library -RRB- system, where Cynthia Hurd was so revered from a career spanning 31 years that all city branches were closed in Cynthia Hurd honor Thursday. Cynthia Hurd was a tireless servant of the community who spent Cynthia Hurd life helping residents, making sure they had every opportunity for an education and personal growth, the library system said in a statement. Cynthia Hurd loss is incomprehensible, and we ask for prayers for Cynthia Hurd family, her co-workers, her church and this entire community as we come together to face this tragic loss. Related ImageExpand / ContractCynthia Hurd was a librarian who worshiped at the venerable church. ( Charleston County Public Library) Quil Lance had retired from Gaillard Center, a performance hall in Charleston County, and been serving as a custodian at the church where Quil Lance worshiped. As big a void as Quil Lance death leaves there, it left an even deeper one in the family Quil Lance held together with love and strength, Quil Lance grandson, Quil Lance, told the Charleston Post and Courier I ’m lost, I ’m lost, granny was the heart of the family. Related ImageExpand / ContractClementa Pinckney was a beloved pastor and respected lawmaker before he was gunned down in his own church Wednesday night. ( Grace Beahm/The Charleston Post and Courier via AP).
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- stařena, babička, bábinka, babčaCzech
- Omi, Alte, OmaGerman
- mémé, vieille, mamieFrench
- anyó, anyóka, nagyiHungarian
- nonna, nonninaItalian
- おばあちゃん, お婆さんJapanese
- баба, ба́баMacedonian
- oma, opoe, bomma, besjeDutch
- baba, staruszka, babunia, babusia, babkaPolish
- babă, bunicuţăRomanian
- старуха, бабу́ся, ба́бка, ба́бушка, ба́ба, старушка, бабу́ля, бабуняRussian
- бабуся, бабуняUkrainian
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