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Definition of "hoar" []

  • Hoary. (adjective)
  • Hoarfrost. (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 "hoar" in a sentence
  • "Thanks for the kind words, the term hoar frost has an ancient ring to it to my ears and the landscape is beautiful, but I NEED to go outside and piddle around for my mental and physical health."
  • "This vapor rising around the stem of the plant, and attracted by it, becomes congealed into what we term hoar-frost, in numerous forms; some like shellwork, others like tulips, with radiated petals, variously contorted, and often as symmetrical as snowflake crystals."
  • "In this high realm floating water is probably in the frozen state, answering to the form of dew, which we call hoar frost."