Definition of grandpapa in English:



  • old-fashioned term for grandfather
    • ‘I am a papa now, I have an heir and now I'm going to be a grandpapa.’
    • ‘I opened the door to find my grandpapa on the phone.’
    • ‘His granddaughter, a sweet seventeen, came to the doorway, ‘Yes, grandpapa?’’
    • ‘Then I continued to say that papa was at work, and wouldn't be back until late, my uncle and grandpapa were with friends, and Kip was with a friend.’
    • ‘I haven't been this depressed since grandpapa died.’
    • ‘I believe that my grandpapa gave me a similar speech propped on his lap while I was still in diapers and drooling on myself.’
    • ‘And the grandpapa is undoubtedly crazy and calm but funny in an unknowing and indirect way.’
    • ‘My grandpapa moves around a lot but his current residence is in England.’