Antonyms of adj hoary

3 senses of hoary

Sense 1
grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired -- (showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head")

INDIRECT (VIA old) -> young, immature -- ((used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people")

Sense 2
hoary, rusty -- (ancient; "hoary jokes")

INDIRECT (VIA old) -> new -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

Sense 3
canescent, hoary -- (covered with fine whitish hairs or down)

INDIRECT (VIA hairy) -> hairless -- (having no hair or fur; "a Mexican Hairless is about the size of a fox terrier and hairless except for a tufts on the head and tail")

Similarity of adj hoary

3 senses of hoary

Sense 1
grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired -- (showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head")
       => old (vs. young) -- ((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?")

Sense 2
hoary, rusty -- (ancient; "hoary jokes")
       => old (vs. new) -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")

Sense 3
canescent, hoary -- (covered with fine whitish hairs or down)
       => hairy (vs. hairless), haired, hirsute -- (having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar")

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