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Definition 1: covered with fine whitish hairs or down - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for hoary in the sense of this definition

(hoary is similar to ...) having or covered with hair

"Jacob was a hairy man" "a hairy caterpillar"

(hoary belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

Definition 2: ancient - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hoary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hoary jokes

Synonyms for hoary in the sense of this definition

(hoary is similar to ...) of long duration; not new

"old tradition" "old house" "old wine" "old country" "old friendships" "old money"

Definition 3: showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hoary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • whose beard with age is hoar
  • nodded his hoary head

Synonyms for hoary in the sense of this definition

(hoary is similar to ...) (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age

"his mother is very old" "a ripe old age" "how old are you?"

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