fogy

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
fo•gy or fo•gey /ˈfoʊgi/USA pronunciation   n.[countable]pl.  -gies or -geys. 
  1. an extremely old-fashioned or conservative person.
fo•gy•ish, adj. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
fo•gy  (fōgē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -gies. 
  1. an excessively conservative or old-fashioned person, esp. one who is intellectually dull (usually prec. by old):The board of directors were old fogies still living in the 19th century.
Also,  fogey.  fogy•ish, adj. 
fogy•ism, n. 
  • origin, originally uncertain 1770–80

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
fo•gey  (fōgē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -geys. 
  1. fogy.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

fogey, fogy /ˈfəʊɡɪ/ n ( pl -geys, -gies)
  1. an extremely fussy, old-fashioned, or conservative person (esp in the phrase old fogey)
Etymology: 18th Century: of unknown origin

ˈfogeyish, ˈfogyish adj



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