Definitions for hoaryˈhɔr i, ˈhoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired(adj)

    showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

    "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"

  2. hoary, rusty(adj)


    "hoary jokes"

  3. canescent, hoary(adj)

    covered with fine whitish hairs or down

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hoary(Adjective)

    white or gray with age

    The old man bowed his hoary head in acquiescence.

  2. hoary(Adjective)

    of a pale silvery gray.

  3. hoary(Adjective)

    covered with short, dense, grayish white hairs; canescent

  4. hoary(Adjective)

    remote in time past

  5. hoary(Adjective)

    moldy; mossy; musty

  6. hoary(Adjective)

    old, or old-fashioned

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hoary(adj)

    white or whitish

  2. Hoary(adj)

    white or gray with age; hoar; as, hoary hairs

  3. Hoary(adj)

    remote in time past; as, hoary antiquity

  4. Hoary(adj)

    moldy; mossy; musty

  5. Hoary(adj)

    of a pale silvery gray

  6. Hoary(adj)

    covered with short, dense, grayish white hairs; canescent

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