Definition of grandparenthood in US English:

grandparenthood

noun

  • See grandparent

    • ‘I think grandparenthood comes with a special guide that helps them prepare for hours of telling stories and weaving magic spells to enchant and delight.’
    • ‘This means that there's a new generation of grandparents who may not be quite ready for grandparenthood.’
    • ‘And welcome into the world of grandparenthood Jim and Shelia.’
    • ‘Demographic trends seem to predict more grandtravel in the years to come, as the 77 million active, healthy Baby Boomers head for grandparenthood and retirement.’
    • ‘Major life changes during this phase concern retirement and grandparenthood.’

Pronunciation

grandparenthood

/-ˌho͝od/