adjective \ˈhr-ē\

: 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

:  gray or white with or as if with age
:  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

First Known Use of HOARY



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