young fogey


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young fogey

n
(Sociology) a young or fairly young person who adopts the conservative values of an older generation
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The good news is this Young Fogey has as much chance of winning the youth vote as Jacob Rees-Mogg.
TODAY'S QUOTES "I'm in the awkward position of being very privileged, but also incredibly patronising" - Actor Miles Jupp, who describes himself as a young fogey.
I'm in the awkward position of being very privileged, but also incredibly patronising" Actor Miles Jupp, who describes himself as a young fogey "I personally can't see a role for our monarchy in Britain apart from them reinforcing the notion that we're a theme park.
Christopher Morley Jazz Dean Street Nights Scott Hamilton Quartet THE US saxophonist sounded a bit like a young fogey when he emerged in the 1970s.
But what if, as a young fogey, say 30 years ago, I'd had visionary gifts and had made predictions about the racing and breeding worlds of 2003?
On a single day a few weeks back, I was able to catch Spike Lee attack the film biz and hear young fogey Jedediah Purdy discourse on the importance of being way too earnest.
Within this specifically English context, Taylor's critical stance combines the brash iconoclasm of an Angry Young Man and the bittersweet remorsefulness of a Young Fogey.
Mark's probably more grown up than I am - he's a young fogey.
A young fogey with a droning voice, he can't seem to get anything right.
Swindon-born Billie, still a rebel at heart, likes going out but Laurence is a young fogey, "a pipe and slippers man".
The man who brought the classic pre-bop values back into jazz as a fresh-faced young fogey is now a veteran of the scene and draws respect right across the full spectrum of jazz followers for his smooth sandpaper tone and lazy fluidity.
Their big trouble is, the alternative might be a young fogey.
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