Definitions for hoariness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hoar•yˈhɔr i, ˈhoʊr i(adj.)hoar•i•er, hoar•i•est.

  1. gray or white with age.

  2. ancient or venerable:

    hoary myths.

  3. tedious from familiarity; stale:

    a hoary joke.

Origin of hoary:

1520–30

hoar′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frostiness, hoariness(noun)

    a silvery-white color

  2. hoariness(noun)

    great age (especially grey or white with age)

Wiktionary

  1. hoariness(Noun)

    The characteristic of being hoary.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hoariness(noun)

    the state of being hoary

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