from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An old-fashioned, fussy person.
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- n. An old-fashioned, persnickety or ineffective person.
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- n. a conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Unknown, c. 1900 US (Wiktionary)