from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of fogy.

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  • n. A dull old fellow; a person behind the times, over-conservative, or slow; -- usually preceded by old.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See fogy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone whose style is out of fashion


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  • I wonder what fogeys are called when they are young?

    December 17, 2007

  • I asked that old fogey in Boyd's for something for my skin.

    Joyce, Ulysses, 11

    January 7, 2007