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Grandmother vs. Nanny

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Main Difference

The main difference between Grandmother and Nanny is that the Grandmother is a female grandparent and Nanny is a person employed to take care of children in their home

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  • Grandmother (noun)

    A mother of someone's parent.

  • Grandmother (noun)

    A female ancestor or progenitor.

  • Nanny (noun)

    A child's nurse.

  • Nanny (noun)

    A grandmother.

  • Nanny (noun)

    A female goat.

  • Nanny (verb)

    To serve as a nanny.

  • Nanny (verb)

    To treat like a nanny's charges; to coddle. From the mid-20th c.

Wiktionary
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  • Grandmother (noun)

    the mother of one's father or mother

    "Grandmother Asha"

    "to dearest Grandmother, with love and gratitude"

    "my grandmother is ill"

  • Nanny (noun)

    a person, typically a woman, employed to look after a child in its own home.

  • Nanny (noun)

    a person or institution regarded as interfering and overprotective.

  • Nanny (noun)

    one's grandmother.

  • Nanny (noun)

    a female goat.

  • Nanny (verb)

    work as a nanny

    "nannying and au pair work are not well paid"

  • Nanny (verb)

    be overprotective towards

    "his well-intentioned nannying"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Grandmother (noun)

    The mother of one's father or mother.

  • Nanny (noun)

    A diminutive of Ann or Anne, the proper name.

  • Nanny (noun)

    a caretaker for a child; a child's nurse; a nursemaid.

  • Nanny (noun)

    Grandmother; - a child's word, used especially as a form of address. See also nana.

Webster Dictionary
  • Grandmother (noun)

    the mother of your father or mother

  • Nanny (noun)

    a woman who is the custodian of children

  • Nanny (noun)

    female goat

Princeton's WordNet

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