hoariest hoariest

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
  2. (adj) ancient
  3. (adj) covered with fine whitish hairs or down

Usage(s):

  1. That money can't buy love is one of pop music's hoariest cliches, but the Beatles well know that too many parents have reached that desperate extreme.
  2. After a long overdue medical checkup, some of the hoariest traditions of sport were declared no better than a hypochondriac's fancies.
  3. ARMY NAVY Neither the hoariest monkey nor the most venerable boa constrictor on the jungle shores of Gatun Lake had seen such a sight as took place on that cobalt.

News

  • The Spectacular Now (R)

    The Spectacular Now is the third movie this year (after Mud and The Kings of Summer) to find unexpected beauty in one of the hoariest of all movie genres: the coming-of-age tale. This adaptation of Tim Tharp’s novel, written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber ((500) Days of Summer) and directed with delicate restraint by James Ponsoldt (Smashed), sneaks up on you while you’re not looking ...
    on August 22, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

Quotes

  • Medved said Spielberg and screenwriter Tony Kushner "traffic in the hoariest anti-Semitic stereotypes, showing the coldly calculating Jews computing the cost of their operation in dollars ...... to balance the crimes of Munich."
    on Feb 15, 2006 By: Michael Medved Source: Seattle Times

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