Definition of great-grandparent in English:

great-grandparent

noun

  • The mother or father of one's grandparent.

    • ‘This is the sort of experience our grandparents and great-grandparents took for granted.’
    • ‘He said: ‘These are our grandparents and great-grandparents at work.’’
    • ‘The grave is where my grandparents and great-grandparents are buried.’
    • ‘In today's mobile societies, most of us no longer live in the locality where our grandparents and great-grandparents lived.’
    • ‘On the drive home I realized that I not only know her mother, I knew her grandparents, and her great-grandparents.’