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  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɹæni/
  • Rhymes: -æni
  • Hyphenation: gran‧ny

NounEdit

granny (plural grannies)

  1. (colloquial) A grandmother.
    I'm going to be a granny.
  2. (colloquial, derogatory) An elderly woman.
    There are too many grannies around here getting in the way.
  3. (knots) A granny knot.
  4. (farming, colloquial) An older ewe that may lure a lamb away from its mother.

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AdjectiveEdit

granny (not comparable)

  1. (informal) typically or stereotypically old-fashioned, especially in clothing and accessories worn by or associated with elderly women.
    granny dress; granny glasses

VerbEdit

granny (third-person singular simple present grannies, present participle grannying, simple past and past participle grannied)

  1. (informal, intransitive) To be a grandmother.
  2. (informal, intransitive) To act like a stereotypical grandmother; to fuss.

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