white-haired

white-haired
adjective
1. favorite
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the fair-haired boy of the literary set

Syn: ↑blue-eyed, ↑fair-haired
Similar to: ↑loved
Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism
2. showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
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"whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge

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nodded his hoary head

Syn:
Similar to: ↑old
Derivationally related forms: ↑hoariness (for: ↑hoary), ↑grizzle (for: ↑grizzly)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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