Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/25/17Hoary

Hoary (adjective)
hoary [hawr-ee, hohr-ee]


adjective, hoarier, hoariest.
1. gray or white with age: an old dog with a hoary muzzle.
2. ancient or venerable: hoary myths.
3. tedious from familiarity; stale: Please don't tell that hoary joke at dinner again tonight.

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1. grizzled, grizzly; hoar.
2. old, dated, aged; venerated, revered.

Origin: 1520-30; hoar + -y

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