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- adj. having grey hair, usually implying old
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
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Light blue tracery zigged and zagged back to his grey-haired temples and down each side of his neck.
A grey-haired man two stools down nodded his head and took a pull from a glass stein.
Sadly, I imagine a grey-haired woman wearing artsy earrings gets dismissed quite often by the tech or business world.
Over the past fortnight a rap song calling the health secretary "Andrew Lansley tosser" and "greedy Andrew Lansley… you grey-haired manky codger" has become a theme tune of the anti-cuts movement.
But to forestall the recognition of a Palestinian state he will happily cosset influential end-timers like Glenn Beck, who apparently has a touch of Jerusalem syndrome, a religiously-induced form of psychosis I first learned about from an episode of The X-Files, in which a grey-haired millionaire leaves a trail of mayhem and destruction in his wake following a trip to the holy city.
He was tall, he was grey-haired, he had lips you could post a letter through, he moved as though his underwear were double-starched.
Being kindly, that grey-haired lady feels the pain.
I pictured this little grey-haired doctor in a back office looking at slides all day long and promptly forgot that name until...
Out of the back of my beloved Ford hybrid I shall, grey-haired as I am, be in the future encouraging people to buy and download my digitized work, or hauling boxes of instant-printed books to sell at readings/talks I shall give around the country, into my dotage, on my chosen topics: the American presidency, military history, German literature, biography ...
Mrs. Kennealy: This grey-haired woman single-handedly stopped a fifth-grade crime wave that included consensual “pass out” sessions in the cloak room where students held their breath and allowed classmates to squeeze them until they lost consciousness.