graybeard

or grey·beard

[grey-beerd]

noun

Sometimes Disparaging. a man whose beard is gray; old man; sage.

Nearby words

  1. gray-cheeked thrush,
  2. gray-headed,
  3. gray-scale ultrasonography,
  4. grayanotoxin,
  5. grayback,
  6. grayfish,
  7. grayhound,
  8. graying,
  9. grayish,
  10. graylag

Origin of graybeard

First recorded in 1570–80; gray1 + beard

Related formsgray·beard·ed, adjective

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