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stick-in-the-mud

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

  • noun One who lacks initiative, imagination, or enthusiasm.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An old fogy; a slow or insignificant person.

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  • noun mildly insulting, idiomatic Alternative spelling of stick in the mud.

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

  • noun someone who moves slowly
  • adjective (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned

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