gray-haired gray-haired

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  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

Quotes

  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: SportingNews.com

  3. "I'm flattered to be on the list," Cooper said in a statement released by Logo, which owns AfterElton.com. "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: Sovo.com

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