fogey


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fo·gey

 (fō′gē)
n.
Variant of fogy.

fogey

(ˈfəʊɡɪ) or

fogy

n, pl -geys or -gies
an extremely fussy, old-fashioned, or conservative person (esp in the phrase old fogey)
[C18: of unknown origin]
ˈfogeyish, ˈfogyish adj
ˈfogeyism, ˈfogyism n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fogey - someone whose style is out of fashion
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

fogey

fogy
noun fuddy-duddy, square (informal), stick-in-the-mud (informal), antique (informal), dinosaur, fossil (informal), relic, anachronism, dodo (informal), back number (informal) I don't want to sound like I'm some old fogy.
Translations

fogey

[ˈfəʊgɪ] N old fogeycarroza mf, persona f chapada a la antigua

fogey

fogy nschnock mf
an old fogy → un vieux schnock

fogey

n (inf) old fogeyalter Kauz (inf); (= woman)Schrulle f (inf); young fogey junger Mensch, der sich bewusst konventionell benimmt und kleidet, → Junggreis m (inf)

fogey

fogy [ˈfəʊgɪ] n (fam) old fogeymatusa m inv
References in classic literature ?
Why couldn't he have chummed him with Fogey, or Thomkin, or any of the fellows who never do anything but walk round the close, and finish their copies the first day they're set?
Macbeth, and (2) Miss Macbeths; Viscount Paddington, Sir Horace Fogey, Hon.
But those are for the most part the learned and all old fogeys, so that it would be almost ill-bred in a man of society.
The definition of fogey is "a very old fashioned or conservative person".
Am I the only fogey left believing the show's supposed to be about dancing, not dating?
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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 mean, I hate to sound like an old fogey, but these kids don't know what they're missing nowadays because we got to sing and dance for our supper, you know what I mean, and we love to do that,'' Joey McIntyre, 42, said in an interview Tuesday.
so now we're the kind of grubby old fogey who doesn't mind
Fogey and the foxy: Tubs with Niall Horan and right, Kathryn Thomas
These are both smart goals to set, and I know intellectually that kids can learn a great deal from play, but my inner old fogey still grumbles, "These kids aren't going to school to play games
Such is the desperation on the Tory backbenches, that one old fogey, Sir Peter Tapsell, 82, is willing to vacate his 14,000 majority Lincolnshire seat to make way for Boris, whose latest crackpot idea is a level 30% income tax rate, designed to turn the rich into oligarchs and the already hard-up into peasants.