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British Slang For Grandmother (10 Examples)

Here are ten examples of British slang words for “grandmother,” along with their explanations:

  1. Granny – This is a common and widely used term for “grandmother.” It’s simple and easy to understand.
  2. Nan – This is another common term for “grandmother.” It’s often used in a casual or informal context.
  3. Nana – This is a variant of “nan” that’s sometimes used to refer to a grandmother.
  4. Gran – This is another simple and straightforward term for “grandmother.” It’s often used among close family members.
  5. Grandma – This is the standard term for “grandmother” in British English. It’s widely recognized and widely used.
  6. Gammy – This is a playful and affectionate term for “grandmother.” It’s often used by young children.
  7. Grannykins – This is a cute and whimsical term for “grandmother.” It’s often used in a lighthearted or humorous way.
  8. Grannie – This is a slightly more formal term for “grandmother.” It’s often used by people who want to show respect or affection for their grandmother.
  9. Nonna – This is an Italian term for “grandmother” that’s sometimes used in British English, especially in families with Italian heritage.
  10. Oma – This is a German term for “grandmother” that’s sometimes used in British English, especially in families with German heritage.


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