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See definition of hoar on Dictionary.com
  • as infrosty
  • as inrime

synonyms for hoar

  • chilly
  • frigid
  • glacial
  • icy
  • wintry
  • antarctic
  • arctic
  • chill
  • cool
  • frozen
  • gelid
  • ice-capped
  • icicled
  • nippy
  • rimy
  • shivery
See also synonyms for: hoars
  • freeze
  • hoarfrost
  • ice

antonyms for hoar

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  • amicable
  • friendly
  • hot
  • responsive
  • warm
  • heated
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    How to use hoar in a sentence

    In this high realm floating water is probably in the frozen state, answering to the form of dew, which we call hoar frost.
    OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
    Mists or hoar frosts on the tenth of March betokens (sic) a plentiful year, but not without some diseases.
    NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 194, JULY 16, 1853VARIOUS
    It was a most perfect autumn morning, without a cloud in the sky and with the ground underfoot white with hoar-frost.
    MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
    The cold hoar frost glistened on the tombstones, and sparkled like rows of gems, among the stone carvings of the old church.
    THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
    If the hoar frost of the morning melt on the wool, be sure there is an unnatural heat somewhere.
    ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
    Adding to their spectral appearance were the long, withered grass-tufts and karoo bushes, white as if coated with hoar frost.
    THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
    So did some old fences smothered in green creepers, the long sprays and trails of which were as neatly covered as with hoar-frost.
    THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
    There was the gossip of the town in which he lived as biting as the hoar frost, revamped and magnified to his hurt.
    THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
    Hoar frosts are frequent, and become more severe the further you advance into the interior.
    STATISTICAL, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COLONY OF NEW SOUTH WALES AND ITS DEPENDENT SETTLEMENTS IN VAN DIEMEN'S LANDWILLIAM CHARLES WENTWORTH
    Her boots being thinner than those of the young men, the hoar had damped her feet and made them cold.
    RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO HOAR

    • antarctic
    • arctic
    • chill
    • chilly
    • cool
    • frigid
    • frozen
    • gelid
    • glacial
    • hoar
    • ice-capped
    • icicled
    • icy
    • nippy
    • rimy
    • shivery
    • wintry
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