Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person of stodgy or old-fashioned habits and attitudes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A slow or dull fellow; an old-fashioned or very conservative person; one who is averse to change or novelty: usually with the epithet old.
  • noun An invalid or garrison soldier.
  • noun Extra pay for long service.
  • noun Also written fogie, fogey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun colloq. A dull old fellow; a person behind the times, over-conservative, or slow; -- usually preceded by old; an old fogy.
  • noun (Mil.), colloq. In the United States service, extra pay granted to officers for length of service.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of fogey.

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

  • noun someone whose style is out of fashion

Etymologies

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

[Scots fogey.]

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