granddaughter granddaughter  /ˈɡræn ˌdɔ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a female grandchild

Usage(s):

  1. Her son, a doctor who had patients waiting, and her granddaughter, due for class at nursing school, begged off.
  2. Prince Viggo, 30, fourth son of Prince Valdemar of Denmark, to Miss Eleanor Margaret Green of Manhattan, great granddaughter of Peter Cooper, founder of Cooper Union.
  3. Roussel is the granddaughter of our founder and we recognize her as such.

News

  1. UPBEAT NEW JERSEY: Balancing cultural opposites

    On May 27, my granddaughter Margaret and I flew nonstop from JFK to Montego Bay, Jamaica, where we attended a conference sponsored by the International Women’s Forum.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chatham Courier

  2. Dave Brandon talks about young granddaughter's successful open heart surgery at Mott

    A story in The Detroit News profiles University of Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon's relationship with his 20-month granddaughter, who received open-heart surgery at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Dave BrandonLon Horwedel | AnnArbor.com file photoHis granddaughter, Illeana Brandon, suffers...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MLive.com

  3. Granddaughter's lucky touch wins Murrells Inlet couple $250,000

    There were hugs all around when a Murrells Inlet couple announced their $250,000 lottery winnings would go towards helping their granddaughter pay for college.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence

Quotes

  1. "If it would bring my granddaughter back, I'd give it all back," Whittaker said of his jackpot. "But I can't get her back, so might as well keep the money, I guess."
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Whittaker Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "Throwing mustard packs at my granddaughter is not very cool," said Rays manager Joe Maddon, a native of Hazelton, Pa., about 100 miles away. "I was giving a guy a hard time for drinking Coors Light in Philadelphia. I said, 'Where's the...
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Joe Maddon Source: Rocky Mountain News

  3. "To be given the same award as Richard Pryor, Steve Martin and Neil Simon is a great honor," Crystal said in a statement. "I told my granddaughter, who is 3, that I won the Mark Twain prize, and she said ...... 'I have one too.'"
    on May 1, 2007 By: Billy Crystal Source: International Herald Tribune

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