- Granny is defined as a term for a grandmother, or the mother of your mother or father.
Your father's mother is an example of your granny.
A woman with her granny.
granny definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. grannies
- a grandmother
- an old woman
- any fussy, exacting person
- ☆ South a midwife
of a style like that formerly worn by many elderly women [granny nightgown]; specif., designating eyeglasses () with small, often oval, lenses and thin, wirelike metal frames
granny definition by American Heritage Dictionary
or gran·nienoun pl. gran·nies
- Informal A grandmother.
- Informal A fussy person.
- Chiefly Southern U.S. See midwife.
Origin: Short for grandmother or grandam.