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granny

noun [C] (also grannie) uk   us   /ˈɡræn.i/ informal
A2 a grandmother: Your granny is going to take care of you today. [as form of address] Granny, can I have a drink? an old woman: There were a few grannies sitting on the bench chatting.

granny

adjective (also grannie) uk   us   /ˈɡræn.i/ UK informal
used of something that you wear, to mean having a style like those worn by old women: granny glasses/shoes
Translations of “granny”
in Arabic جَدّة…
in Korean 할머니…
in Malaysian nenek…
in French grand-maman, mamie…
in Turkish anneanne, babaanne, büyükanne…
in Italian nonna, nonnina…
in Chinese (Traditional) (外)祖母…
in Russian бабушка…
in Polish babcia…
in Vietnamese (thân mật) bà…
in Spanish abuelita…
in Portuguese vovó…
in Thai ย่า, ยาย…
in German die Oma…
in Catalan una altra paraula, informal, per a “grandmother”: iaia…
in Japanese おばあちゃん…
in Indonesian nenek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (外)祖母…
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