Difference between Grandpa and Grandfather

What is the difference between Grandpa and Grandfather?

Grandpa as a noun is grandfather while Grandfather as a noun is the father of someone's parent:


Part of speech: noun

Definition: grandfather

Example sentence: My grandpa was a big cowboy in his values and the way he lived his life. For our family, the ranch represented our family time when we got to drive down through all that desert farmland and Grandpa would wake us up at 5 A.M. to feed the horses if we wanted to earn the right to ride them later. I always had so much fun.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: The father of someone's parent:a male forefather

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To retain existing laws or rules only for those people or organisations that were previously affected by them, and apply new laws or rules to the unaffected people or organisations.

Example sentence: Nothing can resist the person who smiles at life - I don't mean the ironic and disillusioned smile of my grandfather, but the triumphant smile of the person who knows that he will survive, or that at least he will be saved by what seems to be destroying him.

We hope you now know whether to use Grandpa or Grandfather in your sentence.

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