Definitions of Grandfather
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈɡræn(d)ˌfɑðər/
- British English – /ˈɡran(d)ˌfɑːðə/
- Plural: grandfathers
- A great grandfather (great-grandfather) is the grandfather of an individual’s parent.
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- Word origin of “grandfather” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “grandfather.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 7, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/grandfather/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
grandfather. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/grandfather/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “grandfather.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 7, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/grandfather/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“grandfather.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 7 Dec. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/grandfather/>.