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Definition of "graybeard" [gray•beard]

  • An old man. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "graybeard" in a sentence
  • "When Obama visited CIA headquarters last year in Langley, Virginia, he praised Kappes as the "graybeard" at the agency."
  • "The word "graybeard" is Shakespearean in origin, but really, there is no better example than Kurt Warner."
  • "As-Salem Musa, a turbaned Baluch graybeard, told me that his father and grandfather before him built boats."