granny Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “granny” - Learner’s Dictionary

granny

noun [C]     /ˈɡræni/ informal
A2 another word for grandmotherFamily relations in generalNames people call their close relatives
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 abuela, 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…
(Definition of granny from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
by ,
June 22, 2016
by Liz Walter On June 23rd, Britain will decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union (EU). I’m more than happy to bore friends with my own views on the subject, but the purpose of this post is simply to highlight the language of the debate. The precise question we will be answering

Read More 

Word of the Day

act something out

to perform the actions and say the words of a situation or story

Word of the Day

foodfie noun
foodfie noun
June 20, 2016
informal a photograph of the food that you are eating Foodfie on Instagram

Read More