fogyish
adjective see fogy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fogyish — Synonyms and related words: backward, conservative, die hard, fuddy duddy, nonprogressive, old fashioned, old fogy, old fogyish, old line, opposed to change, preservative, ravaged with age, right wing, senile, standpat, stodgy, stuffy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fogyish — See fogy. * * * …   Universalium

  • fogyish — adjective Characteristic of a fogy …   Wiktionary

  • fogyish — fo·gy·ish || fÉ‘gɪʃ. fÉ”g / fÉ’g adj. conservative, old fashioned, disliking change …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fogyish — fo·gy·ish …   English syllables

  • fogyish — adjective (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned moss grown ideas about family life • Syn: ↑moss grown, ↑mossy, ↑stick in the mud, ↑stodgy • Similar to: ↑unfashionable, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fogyish mossgrown mossy stick-in-the-mudprenominal stodgy old-fashioned — nonmodern onmodern adj. 1. not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time. Opposite of {modern}. [Narrower terms: {antebellum}; {fogyish, mossgrown, mossy, stick in the mud(prenominal), stodgy old fashioned}; {medieval, mediaeval, gothic};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • young fogyish — young fōˈgyish or young fōˈgeyish adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑young …   Useful english 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

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