hoary-headed [hawr-ee-hed-id, hohr-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- having the gray or white hair of advanced age.
Origin of hoary-headed First recorded in 1590–1600 Examples from the Web for hoary-headed Historical Examples of hoary-headed
I will throttle you till you are black in the face, you hoary-headed liar!
This was Calcraft, the hangman, hoary-headed and tottering and utterly past his work.
It was opened by a hoary-headed servant, of a hale and cheerful aspect.
It was the hoary-headed pundit who made this charming observation.
The tops of peaks, actually their newest feature, were hoary-headed to them.