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fuddy-duddy

1. noun Someone who is old-fashioned or crotchety. Brenda's friends call her an old fuddy-duddy because she never stays out past 9 o'clock at night.
2. adjective Old-fashioned or crotchety. You look a little fuddy-duddy. You don't have to get so dressed up, we're just going to the movies.

fuddy-duddy

and fud (ˈfədidədi and fəd)
n. a stuffy person; an old-fashioned person, especially a male. There seems to be a convention of fuddy-duddies in the park today. I woke up some old fud sleeping on a park bench. He was mad.
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Fuddy served as the mayor of Kalawao County on Molokai--where there is still a small population living at the site of the original colony for people with Hansen's disease.
Donations in Fuddys memory may be made to the Douglas Athletic Boosters, 23 Davis St.
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In fact, I was surprised that Fuddy Meers wasn't hailed as a serious piece--everyone got caught up in how funny it is, so they forgot about the play's gravitas.
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STUDENTS about to complete an HNC in Performing Arts at City College Coventry staged an entertaining performance based upon absurd comedy Fuddy Meers.
Next we'll have the fuddy duddies calling for this woman to resign.
CALL me an old fuddy duddy but I was a bit taken aback when I saw the new Dr Who, Matt Smith, naked from the waist up save for a string of pearls snogging his girlfriend in a hotel in Palm Springs.
It might sound ridiculous but tell that to last year's victors The Fuddy Muckers - careful with the pronunciation now.
But I can remember, going back a lot of years, this silly old fuddy duddy saying to me drink is no crutch in life.
Laugh out load at Fuddy Meers: Students about to complete an HNC in Performing Arts staged an entertaining performance based upon Fuddy Meers, an absurd comedy by American writer, David Lindsay Arber.
I am a big old fuddy duddy and some of the surprises were a little too much to take.
I'm no old fuddy duddy but whatever happened to getting a place together, getting married (or committing to a long term relationship) prior to children arriving instead of expecting everyone else to jump into action with deeds and cash?
The airplane's paint scheme matches that of the original Fuddy Duddy, a B-17G assigned to the 8th Air Force's 447th Bomb Group, to which Fix's plane belonged.