Hoary


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Hoary

  • (adj) greyish white “hoary cobwebs”
  • (adj) (of a person) old and having grey or white hair.(of a person) old and having grey or white hair.“a hoary old fellow with a face of white stubble”
  • (adj) used in names of animals and plants covered with whitish fur or short hairs, e.g. hoary bat, hoary cress.
  • (adj) overused and unoriginal; trite. “the hoary old adage often used by Fleet Street editors”

Hoary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धवला, धूसर, पक्का, पलित , पुराना , बूढ़ा , भूरा, सफेद , सफ़ेद , पलित केश , सफेद छोटे छोटे बाल वाला , सफ़ेद बालोंवाला

Hoary origin

  • The word is old indeed; it traces to an Old English adjective that appeared in Beowulf. That “hoary” ancestor evolved into “hoar,” a synonym of “ancient” that has been part of our language since before the 12th century

Hoary in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Many commentators claim Omar is guilty of pushing the hoary old ‘dual loyalties trope’ about the Jewish diaspora. She probably is. Tlaib, the ..
  • Though barely 11-years-old since its formation in 2008, Bhongir boasts a hoary history with its famous fort atop a huge granite hill. And after the …
  • It is embedded in a hoary  Utah criminal code chapter on offenses against the family. So, it goes the way of other religiously sourced artifacts of …
  • By the hoary hosts of Hoggoth, Doctor Strange is coming back to the big screen! Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme, who used to spout invocations …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hoary

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

Hoary pronunciation


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