Fogyism
Fogyism Fo"gy*ism, n. The principles and conduct of a fogy. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • fogyism — noun see fogy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fogyism — See fogyish. * * * …   Universalium

  • fogyism — fo·gy·ism …   English syllables

  • fogyism — gēˌizəm noun ( s) : conservative or old fashioned ideas or behavior …   Useful english dictionary

  • fo|gey|ism — «FOH gee ihz uhm», noun. = fogyism. (Cf. ↑fogyism) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fogy — also fogey noun (plural fogies; also fogeys) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1780 a person with old fashioned ideas usually used with old • fogyish or fogeyish adjective • fogyism or fogeyism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fogy — fogyish, adj. fogyism, n. /foh gee/, n., pl. fogies. 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,… …   Universalium

  • conservatism — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, abstinence, backwardness, calm, calmness, conservativeness, constraint, continence, control, cool, dispassion, evenness, fogyism, gentleness, golden mean, happy medium, impartiality, judiciousness, juste… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fogy — [fō′gē] n. pl. fogies [< ?] a person who is old fashioned or highly conservative in ideas and actions: usually used with old fogyish adj. fogyism n …   English World dictionary

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