grandfatherly definition by Webster's New World
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- of a grandfather
- having traits considered typical of grandfathers; kindly, indulgent, benign, etc.
grandfatherly definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Characteristic of or befitting a grandfather.
- Having the qualities of a grandfather.