grey-haired


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grey-haired

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gray-haired

adj
having grey hair
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grey-haired - showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
Translations

grey-haired

gray-haired (US) [ˈgreɪˈhɛəd] ADJcanoso

grey-haired

[ˌgreɪˈhɛəd] adjdai capelli grigi

grey-haired

أَشْيَب šedovlasý gråhåret grauhaarig γκριζομάλλης canoso harmaahiuksinen grisonnant sijed brizzolato 白髪のある 백발의 grijsharig gråhåret siwowłosy grisalho седой gråhårig ที่มีผมสีเทา beyaz saçlı tóc bạc 头发灰白的
References in classic literature ?
He held out his hand to the gangway by which Montgomery stood talking to a massive grey-haired man in dirty-blue flannels, who had apparently just come aboard.
He distorted his lower lip, and nodded his head hopelessly at the grey-haired man beside him, to indicate his powerlessness to help me.
It consisted of an elderly lady, two grey-haired gentlemen, two young ladies, and their brother.
This latter personage took upon himself the office of tapster when the punch was ready, and after dispensing it all round, led the conversation to the antiquities of York, with which both he and the grey-haired gentleman appeared to be well acquainted.
He approached me, choosing the moment when there was no one near, followed by a grey-haired, alert lady in a crimson blouse.
The utter irresolution and feebleness of the grey-haired child, contrasted with the keen and cunning looks of those in whose hands he was, smote upon the little listener's heart.
When he entered the forest he met a little grey-haired old man who bade him good day, and said: 'Do give me a piece of cake out of your pocket, and let me have a draught of your wine; I am so hungry and thirsty.
A tall, grey-haired man in the uniform of a general looked up and nodded with an air of intimacy as soon as the door had been closed.
The man whom he called Morgan--an old, grey-haired, mahogany-faced sailor--came forward pretty sheepishly, rolling his quid.
1-4) Goddess-nurse of the young (5), give ear to my prayer, and grant that this woman may reject the love-embraces of youth and dote on grey-haired old men whose powers are dulled, but whose hearts still desire.
Somebody was Aunt Ellen, looking like a grey-haired angel that had been left on earth by mistake.
There soon appeared, pausing in the dark doorway as he entered, a hale, grey-haired old man.