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fo·gey

 (fō′gē)
n.
Variant of fogy.
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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
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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
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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.
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Translations

fogey

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

fogy nschnock mf
an old fogy → un vieux schnock
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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)
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fogey

fogy [ˈfəʊgɪ] n (fam) old fogeymatusa m inv
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The revulsion against modern ways of building is not confined to a few fogeyish aesthetes.
In my day--I know how old fogeyish this sounds--we just went out, found some other kids and played.
| A bit of advice, patronising perhaps, for the right-wing, young fogeyish Conservative MP, Jacob Rees-Mogg: Go on an immediate diet - a diet of words.
Watching this fogeyish hero angle for edgy relevance is as uncomfortable as reading a fast-food chain's Twitter account.
Fogeyish veneration of established figures dominated in the 1980s, in a way that probably didn't matter much to younger artists.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- It was 1981 and Philip Glazebrook, a British travel writer of fogeyish tendencies, was making his wary way across Turkey on the trip that went on to be immortalized as "Journey to Kars." Had he traveled in the conventional way via ystanbul he would probably not have gone anywhere near Cappadocia.
These references present him as a "desiccated follower of Marcus Aurelius" (Robinson) or "a fogeyish pedant" (O'Connell), or show that "he prides himself on his philosophical approach to life" (Byrne).
The weakest link is the fogeyish music, more suited to Dad's Army.
Don't think that your parents are fogeyish and underdeveloped.
Perhaps it is somewhat fogeyish of me, but to instill the ability to make a score by hand in a musician surely gives a deeper insight into the practicalities involved in preparing materials for performers than simply accepting the limitations of computer programmes--the traps and failings of which Gould admits is a key motivator behind her writing of this volume (of the extracts from existing pieces, there is one lucidly notated--handwritten example by Lutoslawski, p.
Nevertheless, I am pleased that the dramaturgy of the Pardubice Chamber Philharmonic has markedly expanded over the past few years in stylistic terms and that we have succeeded in reaching out not only to "mainstream" classical music fans but also a "fogeyish" audience, "modernists", as well as the eternally seeking intellectuals.
In which case, your reviewer has merely updated my unwarranted '70s young fogeyish worries.