What is another word for grandmother?

136 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɡɹˈandmʌðə], [ ɡɹˈandmʌðə], [ ɡ_ɹ_ˈa_n_d_m_ʌ_ð_ə]

Grandmother, also known as grandma or nana, is a term of endearment for a female parent, who is also a parent to someone's mother or father. Other synonyms for grandmother include gran, granny, grammy, oma, nonna, yiayia, baba, and abuela. Some of these terms originate from different cultures and languages, while others are more colloquial or regional. These variations reflect the diversity of family dynamics and global traditions that influence our language. Regardless of the word used, grandmothers hold a special place in our hearts and play an important role in shaping our lives.

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    Usage examples for Grandmother

    The children were to ride over in the great carriage with grandfather and grandmother Clide, while father and mother would take Bobby with them in the carryall.
    "The Eye of Dread"
    Payne Erskine
    "Maybe, then, this is the Lord's good time," said grandmother.
    "The Eye of Dread"
    Payne Erskine
    Now the father and the grandmother come.
    "My Attainment of the Pole"
    Frederick A. Cook

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