adjective see mossback

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mossbacked — See mossback. * * * …   Universalium

  • mossbacked — Synonyms and related words: anile, crabbed, debilitated, decrepit, doddered, doddering, doddery, feeble, fossilized, gerontal, gerontic, infirm, moth eaten, mummylike, palsied, papery skinned, ravaged with age, rickety, run to seed, rusty, senile …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mossbacked — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Vehemently, often fanatically opposing progress or reform: die hard, reactionary, ultra conservative. See POLITICS …   English dictionary for students

  • mossbacked — mossˈbacked adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑moss …   Useful english dictionary

  • mossback — noun Date: 1872 1. a large sluggish fish (as a largemouth bass) 2. an extremely old fashioned or reactionary person ; fogy • mossbacked adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crabbed — Synonyms and related words: Byzantine, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acescent, anile, balled up, bearish, beyond one, bitchy, blunt, brusque, cankered, cantankerous, choleric, churlish, complex, complicated, confounded, confused, convoluted, crab,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • debilitated — Synonyms and related words: anemic, anile, apathetic, asthenic, benumbed, blase, bloodless, bored, cachectic, castrated, chicken, cowardly, crabbed, dead, decrepit, demasculinized, devitalized, doddered, doddering, doddery, dopey, dormant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • decrepit — Synonyms and related words: aged, ancient, anile, antiquated, battered, beat up, beaten up, bedraggled, broken down, cast off, childish, childlike, crabbed, creaking, creaky, crippled, crumbling, damaged, debilitated, decayed, decaying, derelict …   Moby Thesaurus

  • doddering — Synonyms and related words: aged, anile, childish, childlike, crabbed, debilitated, decrepit, dilapidated, doddered, doddery, doited, doting, faltering, feeble, fossilized, frail, gerontal, gerontic, groggy, infirm, mossbacked, moth eaten,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • feeble — Synonyms and related words: abulic, afraid, aged, ailing, anemic, anile, asthenic, backward, barely audible, blear, bleared, bleary, bloodless, blurred, blurry, cachectic, chicken, confused, cowardly, crabbed, dark, debilitated, decrepit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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