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1. An old man.
2. A person considered to have extensive or valuable experience in something: "His appointment as interim C.E.O. suggests that the firm has placed a financial graybeard at the helm while it searches for a more permanent new leader" (New York Times).
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a man whose beard is gray; old man; sage.
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|Noun||1.||graybeard - a man who is very old |
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
patriarch - a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
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