Definition of 'hoary'
Example sentences containing 'hoary'
Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Ah, that hoary old chestnut.The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It is one of those hoary old clichés about parenthood that we don't teach our children, they teach us.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This is the second season of the Champions Cup since the hoary old organisers were booted out and the format changed.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Trends of 'hoary'
View usage over:
Definition of hoary from the Collins English Dictionary
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' on the run up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.