Definitions of grandmother

  1. The mother of one's father or mother.

Usage examples for grandmother

  1. " Grandmother, who do you think this is? – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. 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
  3. Her grandmother had taught her when she was but a child. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  4. John Ashby's grandmother was a clever little woman as ever stepped. – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  5. Will you tell, or shall I go for your grandmother? – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  6. Jetson has been my grandmother this week. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  7. 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
  8. Grandmother, what can it be? – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  9. Ah; but not if grandmother is ill. – Vittoria, v8 by George Meredith
  10. " I'm like my grandmother, child," she said presently. – Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall
  11. Grandmother, did you not give me your word? – The Mettle of the Pasture by James Lane Allen
  12. Then, looking up at the old woman, he said- 'Are you ready, grandmother? – A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  13. Has your grandmother any friends?" – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. He'd as soon think o' marryin' his grandmother. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  17. Grandmother, what very long arms you have! – Favorite Fairy Tales by Logan Marshall
  18. 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