Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: white-haired

Definition of white-haired in English:


Having hair of a white colour, especially from age: a white-haired woman with wrinkled skin
More example sentences
  • I noticed, across a distant paddock, a white-haired figure striding through the grass.
  • White-haired gentlemen haunt grand old cafes from days gone by, sipping coffee under dusty chandeliers.
  • The white-haired woman murmured a few words and the girl sighed, then said something that made both women laugh.

Definition of white-haired in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day apathetic
Pronunciation: apəˈθɛtɪk
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern