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granddad

slang Someone who acts in an outdated and uncool manner. Oh, he's a real granddad. He'll never go to a club with us.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

granddad

n. an old-fashioned person; an out-of-date person. Don’t be such a granddad. Live a little.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"They've filmed us as supporters talking about our loyalty to Huddersfield Town, why we started supporting them, going back to our grand-dads and the history down the line.
People of all ages - from boys and girls to grannies and grand-dads - are up for it.
Matthew will be cheered on from the crowd by mum and dad, Tracy and Gary, along with his grand-dads, Geoff Talbot and Brian Holland.
But we do know that the City Hall, 'that shed in Cathays Park,' and the law courts can still inspire the pride felt by our great grand-dads 100 years ago on Sunday.
But age didn't matter as kids, mums and dads, grans and grand-dads across the world joined in the musical mercy mission.
It's a familiar tale from years ago - the nit nurse is something grand-dads would know about - but the beasty boys are back.
Everybody On-line's Debbie Holmes, who conducted the session at Ysgol Emmanuel said, 'We had a lot of grand-dads and grand-mothers and they all had a lot of fun.'
"It's the grand-dads I feel sorry for being forced to smoke out in the cold - and that's the other thing, the streets will be packed with smokers."
That's why,in the words of the adage, we are all advised not to teach our grannies (or indeed our grand-dads) how to suck eggs.
Toddlers, teenagers, their parents, grannies and grand-dads, all blocked his path.All were facilitated.
Sons, dads, grand-dads and carers are pictured running the five-kilometre route round the historic park in pairs.
In what is sure to devastate sons, boyf`riends, dads, grand-dads and brothers, there will be no more Eat My Goal for stunning Tess, who's leaving the ITV1 show when her contract expires at the end of August.
Several times the young bands performing strictly modern music have looked out over a sea of white hair, as grannies and grand-dads sit in with their little darlings, walking sticks tapping merrily to the beat.
I think Big Brother with kids would be fun - and at least we could pogo - not like the grand-dads Channel 4 put in this year.
From the sumptuous leather seats, fitted as standard, to the sleek bonnet, this masterpiece kicks into touch the theory that only golf club captains and grand-dads buy Volvos.