Grandad



/ˈɡrænˌdæd/
noun (pl) -dads, -daddies
1.
informal words for grandfather
n.

also granddad, 1819, from grand (adj.) + dad. Grandaddy is attested from 1769; figuratively (in grandaddy of all _____) from 1956. Grand dada attested from 1690s.

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