fuddy


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fuddy

(ˈfʌdɪ)
adj, -dier or -diest
old-fashioned; conservative; dull
References in classic literature ?
As that gentleman happened at the moment to be staring me squarely in the face as I stood by the roadside it was not altogether clear whether he was addressing me or his beasts; nor could I say if they were named Fuddy and Duddy and were both subjects of the imperative verb "to gee-up.
ROLE REVERSAL AT ITS BEST Now I get fashion tips from an eleven year old, Who, a short time ago, in my arms did hold, My Friday baby she became, Since then life has never been the same, We have taken her with us on many a trip, From her, we get just love, no lip, Always a pleasure to us, she has been, To be with us fuddy duddies, she is still keen.
One such leader was Loretta Jean "Deliana" Fuddy, MPH, ACSW, who I met when I attended one of her "walkabout" meetings with employees at a health clinic on Oahu in September.
I know I sound like an old fuddy duddy when I say this, but when I was your age I fell in love every other week with someone different.
I realise that, as an old fuddy duddy, I must be the odd one out with everyone else seemingly enjoying hearing what's new on Planet Vacuous.
I am not an old fuddy duddy but I couldn't watch him anymore.
And the best part -- there was nothing fuddy duddy about this performance.
Fuddy worked as a licensed plumber for Arthur Fullerton several years then as a pipe fitter and plumber for Baystate Abrasives 10 years.
Affectionately known as "The Fuddy Duddy," this B-17 that just happens to have green-and-yellow colors was built by Douglas Aircraft at its Long Beach, Calif.
Professional impersonator Fuddy Heffernan LOOKED like Rod, DRESSED like Rod and SANG like Rod.
STEVEN DRUKMAN: You're producing the film version of Fuddy Meers?