grey-haired
grey-haired grey-haired adj. showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair.

Syn: gray, grey, gray-haired, gray-headed, grey-headed, hoar, hoary. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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