(v.) To let someone keep doing something that's been banned or discontinued, because they were granted this right before the ban was imposed. To make an exception for a veteran and let him keep doing things the old way. Used in the past participle.
You can't get a license to drive a 200cc motorcycle here nowadays, but you'll still see old Smokey riding his around. He's grandfathered.
מאת WanderingDave 28 באוגוסט, 2006
To give someone or something a special, status or privilege for something done before the new arrangements are made
I will not grandfather one religious leader for his deeds as a child.
מאת The Return of Light Joker 29 בדצמבר, 2011
The person who turns you into a man and makes sure you aren't in bad health.
My grandfather is the older version of a badass role model who won't take shit from anybody.
מאת The Jester of Madness! 4 בנובמבר, 2015
An extremely powerful evil adult that once ruled the world with an iron fist while forcing children to work in Tapioca Factories.
Father: The one evil greater than I is, Grandfather!
מאת Christerphopher 18 במאי, 2015