adjective, hoar·i·er, hoar·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hoaryhoar·i·ly, adverbhoar·i·ness, nounun·hoar·y, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for hoary
I tried to avoid famously hoary puns like “Tequila Mockingbird” or “My Corona,” though I didn’t insist that some joke had never been made before by anyone ever.
This is just one of those cases when the hoary cliché is true.
Every president and political movement, of course, brings to power an often-hoary group of grasping interest groups.
The idea is an old one—or as the irritable Economist magazine calls it, “hoary.”
Here we taste a mingling of modern elegance and hoary antiquity, such as has never ere now graced life for either of us.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
Hoary sires crept along on their staffs, followed by sons and sons' sons and daughters also.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
He describes the storm sweeping over the white-crested mountains till the earth, like a hoary king, trembles with fear.Sacred Books of the East|Various
Over the screen of trees you can see beautiful Delhi lying within its hoary walls.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
She placed her hand lovingly on the edge of a hoary shutter.The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham