Definition of Hoar

1. Noun. Ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside).

Exact synonyms: Frost, Hoarfrost, Rime
Generic synonyms: Ice, Water Ice
Derivative terms: Frost, Frosty



2. Adjective. Showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair. "Nodded his hoary head"

Definition of Hoar

1. a. White, or grayish white; as, hoar frost; hoar cliffs.

2. n. Hoariness; antiquity.

3. v. t. To become moldy or musty.

Definition of Hoar

1. Noun. A white or greyish-white colour. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a white or greyish-white colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoar

1. a white coating [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hoar

1. 1. White, or grayish white: as, hoar frost; hoar cliffs. "Hoar waters." 2. Gray or white with age; hoary. "Whose beard with age is hoar." (Coleridge) "Old trees with trunks all hoar." (Byron) 3. Musty; moldy; stale. Origin: OE. Hor, har, AS. Har; akin to Icel. Harr, and to OHG. Her illustrious, magnificent; cf. Icel. Heith brightness of the sky, Goth. Hais torch, Skr. Ketus light, torch. Cf. Hoary. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoar

ho bag
ho bags
ho hum
ho there
hoa
hoaching
hoactzin
hoactzines
hoactzins
hoaed
hoagie
hoagies
hoagy
hoaing
hoaky
hoar (current term)
hoar-frost
hoar-frosts
hoar frost
hoard
hoarded
hoarded wealth
hoarder
hoarders
hoarding
hoardingly
hoardings
hoards
hoared
hoarfrost

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