Definition of hoariness in English:



  • See hoary

    • ‘Their broad leaves instead of appearing glossy and green as usual, now are dusted with pale, silvery hoariness.’
    • ‘The hoariness of the adage does not reduce its truth.’
    • ‘As the season advances this hoariness increases, and towards the end of the summer the undersides of some of the branches are invested with a thick downy substance, so long as at times to be sensibly agitated by the air.’
    • ‘My interest in this isn't to mock newspapers for their hoariness.’
    • ‘Surely my bones are weakened and my head flares with hoariness!’