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.
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.
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
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MICHAEL Gove sounds increasingly like an old fogey stuck in the 1950s.
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.
Do you have to be an old fogey to appreciate that Sean and Paddy operated in an era when men were men?
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YOU can see what Prince Charles is thinking: "How come an old fogey like Brucie gets a hottie like Wilnelia, and I end up with Mrs Doubtfire?