What does the word hoar mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Hoariness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Hoary; white; as, hoar frost.

Usage examples for hoar

  1. Of one of them, E. Hoar, I need to say nothing to you. – Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis by G. W. Curtis, ed. George Willis Cooke
  2. The landscape lay enveloped morning and evening in fog and mist, and the nights brought with them the hoar- frost, but the days, for the most part, were sunny and delightful. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  3. At this meeting a committee of twenty- seven persons was chosen, of which the Honorable Samuel Hoar was chairman. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell