American English

Definition of grandee noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    grandee

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ɡrænˈdi//
     
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1(in the past) a Spanish or Portuguese nobleman of high rank
  2. 2a person of high social rank and importance Is corruption condoned by powerful grandees in government and business?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: grandee