Synonyms of hoary in English:

hoary


See definition of hoary

adjective

1‘majestic old oaks and hoary willows’

SYNONYMS

greyish-white, grey, white, silver, silvery

frost-covered, frosty, rimy

2‘he began to think of himself as a hoary ancient’

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elderly, aged, old, getting on, ancient, venerable, long in the tooth, of an advanced age, advanced in years

grey-haired, white-haired, silver-haired, silvery-haired, grizzled, grizzly

informal past it, over the hill

rare longevous, senescent

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young

3‘the hoary old adage often used by Fleet Street editors’

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trite, hackneyed, clichéd, banal, platitudinous, vapid, ordinary, commonplace, common, stock, conventional, stereotyped, predictable, overused, overdone, overworked, stale, worn out, time-worn, tired, threadbare, hack, unimaginative, unoriginal, derivative, uninspired, prosaic, routine, pedestrian, run-of-the-mill

informal old hat, corny, hacky, played out

North American informal cornball, dime-store

rare truistic, bromidic

ANTONYMS

original