granny


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

granny dumping

The abandonment of an elderly relative in a public place or facility, especially a hospital or care center, so as to relieve oneself of the duty of caring for them. While I know how stressful caring for your elderly parents can be, I'll never understand how anyone could consider granny dumping an acceptable option.
See also: dump, granny

granny bashing

The physical, psychological, or verbal abuse or assault of an elderly person or persons. While the abuse of children garners a huge amount of attention from the public, granny bashing seems to go largely unnoticed in comparison.
See also: bash, granny

granny pod

A small house on one's property, separate from the main house, that serves as a permanent home for one's aging parents. Also called a "granny pad." With this granny pod, I get to see my family all the time, while still having a place of my own that is easy to maintain. Just don't call me "Granny"!
See also: granny, pod

granny pad

A small house on one's property, separate from the main house, that serves as a permanent home for one's aging parents. Also called a "granny pod." With this granny pad, I get to see my family all the time, while still having a place of my own that is easy to maintain. Just don't call me "Granny"!
See also: granny, pad

granny flat

A small house on one's property, separate from the main house, that serves as a permanent home for one's aging parents. Also called a "granny pod" or a "granny pad." With this granny flat, I get to see my family all the time, while still having a place of my own that is easy to maintain. Just don't call me "Granny"!
See also: flat, granny

granny flat

n. an apartment built into a garage or house for an elderly parent to live in. The garage has a granny flat including all utilities.
See also: flat, granny
References in periodicals archive ?
'Miss Granny' was nominated for three Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Science (FAMAS) awards.
On opening it he discovers granny is actually an international jewel thief - and she needs his help to pull off her biggest heist yet.
Granny's Confections is a proud member of the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce and Buy Michigan Now.
Never, ever because it would have been too upsetting for my granny.
But it was when Granny's very special bread pudding was served that it all went down.
Caroline Abrahams, charity director at Age UK (ageuk.org.uk), thinks granny flats are a "great solution" for elderly living.
Granny was palpably nervous - she did not know how to be lazy.
One of the granny's sons is serving a life sentence in Naivasha prison.
Andy Penguin has had two babies so I'm a granny all over again."
GRAB your grannies your mums, your dads, and your kids, because the award-winning West End production of Gangsta Granny is getting ready to go out on a brand new tour.
"It's a fantastic, award-winning show - and so much better than the book!" nothing about gran | FOR more information about where Ben and his Gangsta Granny are heading, go to birminghamstage.com
She's angry and lonely, and her only true friend is her granny, whose Alzheimer's is worsening.
GRANNY GOTHARDS LAUNCHES 3 DELICIOUS FLAVOURED SORBETS I Available from March 2017, Somerset based Granny Gothards launch handmade sorbets in 3 flavours, Gin & Tonic, Pink Champagne and Melon & Pimms.
The world's oldest known killer whale fondly known as "Granny" has gone missing, and is believed to be dead.
Granny, who was around 105 years old, was reported missing Tuesday and was determined to be dead, BBC News (http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38496164) reported Tuesday.