UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
Google
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)


The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.


SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

hoary (adj) very old; (of hair) gray/white.

A hoary past is a very old past, a past of long, long ago. A hoary story/joke is an old and well-known story/joke which is therefore uninteresting. Hoary hair is hair which is white or gray, mainly because of old age. An old person's hair is hoary if their hair is white/gray because of their age.

  • The poem about the adventures of the great king takes us back to the hoary past of the period before Christ.
  • Charles Smith's hoary hair impresses us with the wisdom that is usually associated with old age.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region
Feedback

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer