Grandee Definition

grăn-dē
grandees
noun
A Spanish or Portuguese nobleman of the highest rank.
Webster's New World
Used as the title for such a nobleman.
American Heritage
A man of high rank; important personage.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Grandee

Noun

Singular:
grandee
Plural:
grandees

Origin of Grandee

  • Spanish grande from Latin grandis great

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin grandis (“large, great”).

    From Wiktionary

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