fogeyish
adjective see fogy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • old-fogeyish — old foˈgeyish or old foˈgyish adjective Like an old fogey • • • Main Entry: ↑old …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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

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  • old fogy — old fogyish, old fogeyish, adj. a person who is excessively old fashioned in attitude, ideas, manners, etc. Also, old fogey. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • fogey — [ fəʊgi] (also fogy) noun (plural fogeys or fogies) a very old fashioned or conservative person. Derivatives fogeydom noun fogeyish adjective fogeyism noun …   English new terms dictionary

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