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grandad |ˈgranˌdad|, Noun – variant spelling of granddad .
The OALD says the same thing, and is more specific, saying that “Granddad” is North-American English. If someone from U.S./UK can confirm, it would add more info.
Which is the correct spelling?
Searching Irish websites using Google:
In the UK, I’ve generally seen ‘Grandad’ used, particularly among the older generations containing a preponderance of grandads. So I’d say that’s the correct spelling in British English, and from the other answers ‘Granddad’ appears to be more common is US English.
Both exist, apparently.
granddad |ˈgranˌdad| (also grandad) noun informal – one’s grandfather.
According to Google NGram, in British English the spelling “grandad” is more popular than “granddad”, however American English, the spelling “granddad” is more popular than “grandad”.
Which is the correct spelling: “Granddad” or “Grand-dad” or “Grandad”? Which is the correct spelling? 5 Answers 5 According to Google NGram, in British English the spelling “grandad” is