Synonyms for hoary

Synonyms for (adjective) hoary

Synonyms: hoary, canescent

Definition: covered with fine whitish hairs or down

Similar words: hirsute, haired, hairy

Definition: having or covered with hair

Usage: Jacob was a hairy man; a hairy caterpillar


Synonyms: hoary, rusty

Definition: ancient

Usage: hoary jokes

Similar words: old

Definition: of long duration; not new

Usage: old tradition; old house; old wine; old country; old friendships; old money


Synonyms: white-haired, hoar, hoary, gray, gray-haired, gray-headed, grey, grey-haired, grey-headed, grizzly

Definition: showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

Usage: whose beard with age is hoar-Coleridge; nodded his hoary head

Similar words: old

Definition: (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age

Usage: his mother is very old; a ripe old age; how old are you?