Definitions of grandmother

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

Usage examples for grandmother

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