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1One's grandmother.as name ‘goodbye, Granny’as title ‘Granny Vera’
- ‘Although granny was a kitchen wizard, she never shared her secrets.’
- ‘There is no way an old granny would get that treatment from me!’
- ‘As my granny used to say once a week, every week: As long as you have your health.’
- ‘Your granny and granda in Chicago hope you had a great day and hope to see you soon.’
- ‘These were the nights of packed halls, when grannies and grandads, uncles and aunts came to see their prodigy on the stage!’
- ‘My daughter however is very keen for her daughter to have a granny and is adamant that she does not want her daughter to call me by my Christian name.’
- ‘Meanwhile I have very fond memories of both my granny Mary Ellen and my Auntie Mary Kate.’
- ‘Birthday wishes come to Sean from his granny Betty and all the family.’
- ‘I remember my granny had huge arms with tattoos because women in the 1920s used to go and get tattooed at the docks.’
- ‘Tamryn and her brother Matt, five, were being looked after by their granny on Wednesday night.’
- ‘No doubt there will be plenty of ladies entering the most glamorous granny competition with so many fit and good looking grannies around these days.’
- ‘I was really upset for the first couple of weeks, missing all my friends and family, especially my granny and grandad.’
- ‘But I feel it was time well spent, sitting in by the fire with my granny and telling stories.’
- ‘James was quick to tell teacher she would have the same name as his granny when she was married.’
- ‘Inside you will see photos of Mark with his arms around his petite granny.’
- ‘A LOVE-STRUCK granny may have to wait a year to learn if she can bring her young Moroccan husband into the UK.’
- ‘Daredevil granny Ellen was on cloud nine for her 80th birthday celebrations.’
- ‘My granny always said it's a crime not to seize the opportunities that present themselves.’
- ‘Our granny is 85 and she is the holiest person in the world.’
- ‘So, when my formidable granny asked me, from the other end of the table, to repeat my request, the entire family stared.’
- 1.1as modifier Denoting things, typically articles of clothing, associated with elderly women.‘an oversized granny cardigan’
Mid 17th century: from grannam (representing a colloquial pronunciation of grandam) + -y.
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