WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
ˈstick-in-the-ˌmud,  n.[countable]pl.  sticks-in-the-mud. 
  1. one who avoids new activities or ideas.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
stick-in-the-mud  (stikin ᵺə mud′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. someone who avoids new activities, ideas, or attitudes;
    old fogy.
  • 1725–35

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

stick-in-the-mud n
  1. informal a staid or predictably conservative person who lacks initiative or imagination


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