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hoary

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adjective \ˈhȯr-ē\

Simple Definition of hoary

  • : very old

  • : not interesting, funny, etc., because of being used too often : not fresh or original

  • : having gray or white hair

Full Definition of hoary

hoar·i·erhoar·i·est

  1. 1 :  gray or white with or as if with age

  2. 2 :  extremely old :  ancient <hoary legends>

hoar·i·ness noun

Examples of hoary

  1. a hoary tale of revenge

  2. He bowed his hoary head.

  3. a man hoary with age



1530

First Known Use of hoary

1530

Rhymes with hoary



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