gray-haired gray-haired


  • (adj) showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair


  1. She prefers to remain behind the throne, walking with the peasantry, rallying the people but leaving power in the hands of her gray-haired viziers.
  2. They walked toward the gate of the Spanish embassy, watching for a sign from a gray-haired man accompanying the group.
  3. A gray-haired man teases the pirate king for leaving his helmsman to guard the speedboat.


  1. Repairing Bad Memories

    A neuroscientist who has anguished over the terrors in her own family’s history says people might soon erase the trauma from bad memories by taking a pill — or talking to a therapist at just the right time. It was a Saturday night at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, and the second-floor auditorium held an odd mix of gray-haired, cerebral Upper East Side types and young, scruffy downtown ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Technology Review

  2. Candace Buckner: Local bus driver honored by Blazers

    Blazers decided that local school bus driver Vanora Volk -- a gray-haired school bus driver who's known for wearing silly hats around her kids and telling dirty jokes around her motorcycle club -- has embodied the spirit of Damian Lillard's "Respect, Pass It On" program.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Columbian


  1. "Brad and I, yeah, we talk and we exchange text messages," Favre told ESPN. "The Packers know that. After we beat them [34-0 in November] last year, Brad sent me a text message, teasing me how a gray-haired quarterback could still play. And...
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: Brett Favre Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "It's sad. You realize it's inevitable, but it's still sad," said Levy, who turns 82 next week. "I don't remember Bill Walsh being old. I remember young Bill Walsh. He wasn't gray-haired and neither was I when we first met."
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Marv Levy Source:

  3. "I'm flattered to be on the list," Cooper said in a statement released by Logo, which owns "Clearly, they have not seen my pale skinny chicken legs. It's nice to know there is market for pale, skinny, gray-haired people."
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Anderson Cooper Source:

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