1. grandmother

noun. ['ˈgrændˌməðɝ'] the mother of your father or mother.


  • grannie
  • grandparent
  • granny
  • nanna
  • grandma
  • nan


  • grand- (English)
  • mother (English)
  • moder (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Grandmother

  • godmother
  • grandmother
  • grandmother
  • stepmother

How do you pronounce grandmother?

Pronounce grandmother as ˈgrændˌməðər.

US - How to pronounce grandmother in American English

UK - How to pronounce grandmother in British English

How do you spell grandmother? Is it granmother ?

A common misspelling of grandmother is granmother

Sentences with grandmother

1. Noun, singular or mass
You may have to feed your grandmother or help take her to the restroom.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Contact the courthouses in the area where you grandmother was born, where she lived and where she died.

Quotes about grandmother

1. I got my sense of humor from my grandmother. You know, my grandmother was very funny.
- Paul Mooney

2. I remember a specific moment, watching my grandmother hang the clothes on the line, and her saying to me, 'you are going to have to learn to do this,' and me being in that space of awareness and knowing that my life would not be the same as my grandmother's life.
- Oprah Winfrey

3. On the morning of Thanksgiving, I would wake up to the home smelling of all good things, wafting upstairs to my room. I would set the table with the fancy silverware and china and hope that my parents and grandmother wouldn't have the annual Thanksgiving fight about Richard Nixon.
- Debi Mazar