[gran-mah, -maw, grand-, gram-, gram-muh] /ˈgrænˌmɑ, -ˌmɔ, ˈgrænd-, ˈgræm-, ˈgræm mə/

noun, Informal.
/ˈɡrænˌmɑː; ˈɡrænd-; ˈɡræm-/
informal words for grandmother

1793, childish or familiar form of grandmother (see ma). Grandmama is recorded from 1749.


[the second sense’s date must be much earlier]


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