grandfathernoun [ C ]uk /ˈɡræn.fɑː.ðər/ us /ˈɡræn.fɑː.ðɚ/ informal grandpa, grandad
- She came into a bit of money when her grandfather died.
- My grandfather is getting old and can't hear very well.
- This pen that my grandfather gave me is one of my most treasured possessions.
- My grandfather has a profound mistrust of anything new or foreign.
- He said that he was going to stick with the traditions established by his grandfather.
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