from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having hair of the color of silver; having white or lustrous gray hair.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having hair the color of silver


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  • Ads that show silver-haired couples strolling into the sunset do not represent the typical retirement, she says.

    Baby boomers turn 65 with retirement prospects uncertain

  • The 62-year-old, silver-haired Strauss-Kahn said nothing as a lawyer professed his innocence and strove in vain to get him released on bail.

    IMF chief jailed without bail in NY hotel-sex case

  • The silver-haired operations officer counted down from five.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • After the trial ended, U.S. Marshals began hauling silver-haired Jimmy Fratianno around the country to testify in major mob cases.

    Kill the Irishman

  • But sitting among them was the silver-haired man himself.

    End of Time

  • One seemed to be in charge: a lanky, silver-haired man with thick eyebrows and a prominent nose.

    End of Time

  • Hap saw the tall, silver-haired man step up from the boat.

    End of Time

  • But before anyone replied, footsteps were heard climbing the stairs, and Lady Truden—the tall, dour, silver-haired woman who ran the household of the Aerie—appeared.

    End of Time

  • The silver-haired man stayed on the Vanquisher, watching like a falcon perched high.

    End of Time

  • Fay looked up next, and seemed relieved to see Balfour and Hap, if only to have someone else to speak to besides the contemptuous silver-haired woman who towered over her.

    End of Time


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