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- adj. Having gray hair.
- adj. Hence, figuratively, old, wise, experienced.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
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“Come in and sit down,” called the gray-haired man.
As the Q&A portion of the meeting draws to a close, a tall, gray-haired man stands and asks Rev.
Huntsman—well-tailored, willowy, gray-haired, cerebral-looking—comes alive when talking about Asia.
Somewhere along the way, I stopped thinking of this gray-haired man with the playful spirit as a wan substitute for my father.
Hearing the tumblers unlock, Ben checked an index card tucked in his palm before the door flew open in the hand of a sturdy little gray-haired Viking.
In her retelling, the clerk practically grew fangs and horns, the gray-haired lady all but swooped in with wings and a halo.
But the gray-haired lady insisted on wetting a cloth and gently wrapping it around the stem, instructing Bella, Now, place this in water as soon as you get home. . .
On one side, a gray-haired man with a pressed oxford shirt tucked into khaki pants stood beside a middle-aged woman in a conservative dress and hijab, both holding signs that said "48 years is enough," referring to the long reign of Bashar al-Assad and his even more brutal father, Hafez al-Assad.
The gray-haired Mr. Moreno has repeatedly declared he is innocent of the charges.
And a memorable if not as especially fond one: the first gray-haired guy to come up and tell me he'd been reading me since he was a kid.