Translation of "grandparent" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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grandparentnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡræn.peə.rənt/ us /ˈɡræn.per.ənt/

A2 the father or mother of a person's father or mother



  • The children are very attached to their grandparents.
  • My paternal grandparents were Irish.
  • His visits gave his grandparents such pleasure.
  • The children usually stay with their grandparents for a week in the summer.
  • Her parents died when she was a baby and she was raised by her grandparents.

(Translation of “grandparent” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)