Definitions of grandmother

  1. the mother of your father or mother
  2. The mother of one's father or mother.
  3. Grandma; grandmama.

Usage examples for grandmother

  1. Grandmother did you not give me your word? – The Mettle of the Pasture by James Lane Allen
  2. Ah; but not if grandmother is ill. – Vittoria, v8 by George Meredith
  3. That old grandmother backs him up in everything, she's a regular nuisance. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  4. He'd as soon think o' marryin' his grandmother – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  5. Her grandmother had taught her when she was but a child. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  6. The young man said, " Grandmother I have brought my friend home with me; get him something to eat." – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  7. Jetson has been my grandmother this week. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  8. Let me tell you, grandmother you know not how to be selfish. – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr
  9. John Ashby's grandmother was a clever little woman as ever stepped. – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  10. " I'm like my grandmother child," she said presently. – Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall
  11. Grandmother what can it be? – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  12. Will you tell, or shall I go for your grandmother – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  13. Then, looking up at the old woman, he said- 'Are you ready, grandmother – A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  14. Has your grandmother any friends?" – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  15. I never knew until later that she was Mis' Charlottie James, my grandmother – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  16. Grandmother what very long arms you have! – Favorite Fairy Tales by Logan Marshall
  17. My grandmother settled at Simon's Town, and after her first husband's death had a school, having been left with two little girls. – The Story of the Toys by Mary Harris Toy Dodge
  18. " Grandmother who do you think this is? – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  19. Her grandmother contemptuously passed through the kitchen door and emerged on the step outside, but Simone opened the door and left it open behind her. – The Putnam Tradition by Sonya Hess Dorman
  20. Grandmother whose last words had been, You are worthy to be what I've made you: a Princess. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson