Granny meaning

grănē
Frequency:
A grandmother.
noun
17
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(informal) A grandmother.
noun
12
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An old woman.
noun
11
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(informal) A fussy person.
noun
7
1
Any fussy, exacting person.
noun
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(colloquial) One's grandma.
pronoun
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(south) A midwife.
noun
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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.

noun
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Of a style like that formerly worn by many elderly women [granny nightgown]; specif., designating eyeglasses (granny glasses) with small, often oval, lenses and thin, wirelike metal frames.
adjective
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Origin of granny

  • Short for grandmother or grandam

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