noun: A grandfather’s father: great-grandfather.
- hookah Definition: (noun) An oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water. Synonyms: calean, chicha, hubble-bubble, kalian, narghile, shisha, water pipe. Usage: Though I constantly lecture him about the dangers of smoking, my Iranian grandfather refuses to get rid of his hookah. Discuss
- moon shot noun: 1. A mission to the moon. 2. A highly ambitious, unlikely project with great potential impact. 3. In sports, an act of hitting or throwing a ball very high.
- peddler Definition: (noun) Someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals). Synonyms: hawker, packman, pitchman. Usage: He used to tramp the countryside so far and so long that his father would say he feared his son was born to be nothing better than a wandering peddler. Discuss
- forbearance Definition: (noun) Good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence. Synonyms: longanimity, patience. Usage: Nevertheless, his army rebelled in Spain; this arose from nothing but his too great forbearance, which gave his soldiers more license than is consistent with military discipline. Discuss