What does hoar mean?

Definitions for hoarhɔr, hoʊr

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hoar.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rime(adj)

    ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

  2. 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"


  1. hoar(Adjective)

    Of a white or greyish-white colour.

  2. Origin: From hore, from har, from hairaz, from ḱēy(w)-. Cognate with hehr, caerulus, caeruleus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hoar(adj)

    white, or grayish white; as, hoar frost; hoar cliffs

  2. Hoar(adj)

    gray or white with age; hoary

  3. Hoar(adj)

    musty; moldy; stale

  4. Hoar(noun)

    hoariness; antiquity

  5. Hoar(verb)

    to become moldy or musty

  6. Origin: [OE. hor, har, AS. hr; akin to Icel. hrr, and to OHG. hr illustrious, magnificent; cf. Icel. Hei brightness of the sky, Goth. hais torch, Skr. ktus light, torch. Cf. Hoary.]


  1. Hoar

    Hoar, is a fictional Faerûnian deity of the Forgotten Realms campaign setting, for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. He is the deity of revenge, retribution and poetic justice.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hoar

    hōr, adj. white or grayish-white, esp. with age or frost: mouldy.—n. hoariness: age.—v.i. (Shak.) to become mouldy.—n. Hoar′-frost, white frost: the white particles formed by the freezing of dew.—adjs. Hoar′-head′ed, Hoar′y, white or gray with age: (bot.) covered with short, dense, whitish hairs.—adv. Hoar′ily.—ns. Hoar′iness; Hoar′-stone, an ancient boundary stone. [A.S. hár, hoary, gray; Ice. hárr.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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