Complete Definition of "hoary"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËri|-ÉËri

Adjective
en-adj|hoarier|hoariest

  1. white or gray with age

#: the old man bowed his hoary head in acquiescence

  1. zoology of a pale silvery gray.
  2. botany covered with short, dense, grayish white hairs; canescent
  3. obsolete remote in time past
  4. obsolete moldy; mossy; musty

Related terms
hoar

Derived terms
hoarily
hoariness

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