old fogey


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old fogey

An older person, especially one whose views or attitudes are considered boring or old-fashioned. Ah, don't mind that old fogey. He's just cantankerous because he isn't up to speed with the way of today's youth. I've fully embraced that I'm going to be a stodgy old fogey when I get older.
See also: fogey, old

old fogey

n. an old-fashioned person; an old man. My uncle is an old fogey. He must be the most old-fashioned man in the world.
See also: fogey, old
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It might not be highest on Craig's list of priorities but it makes all the difference for old fogeys like Liz.
Maybe--if some old fogey has given them a copy of this book.
He said: "I don't refuse to get e-mail because I'm an old fogey who doesn't know how to use it.
We have the Festival of Light coming soon and even an old fogey like me can see that everyone has lots of fun and it brings people together.
The issue surrounding her future - despite reportedly twice offering to resign - is not whether she remains a corporate comforter to a mega-rich old fogey, but how that impinges on publishing law.
Out went his boring old fogey suits and in came designer labels coupled with rugged gear for the outdoor look.
Speaking as an old fogey, Jim Traynor and myself say we're right and you're wrong and that's the end of the matter.
I'm not an old fogey, but allowing young girls the option of making out at the weekend because they can rub out mistakes on Monday is ludicrous and unhelpful.
THIS may translate as the cranky mumblings of an old fogey swathed in twirled tweed but, pray tell -if you'll pardon the obvious alle gory -what is afoot up at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King?
He said: "I don't refuse to get e-mail because I'm an old fogey who doesn't know how to use it - I refuse it because I'm an old pro who knows the workload it would create.
Hey, even we old fogey conservatives are getting sort of tired of all the Bill Clinton bashing we keep hearing.
I have high hope for this series that it will be far more enjoyable than its old fogey equivalent Watchdog.
I have to admit Ive been totally rumbled in this case as an out-of-touch old fogey," Judge Jeffrey Rucker confessed at Southwark Crown Court.
CALL me an old fogey (all right, you're an old fogey) but I had never heard of a Wii musical video game called Guitar Heroes until I watched a rather eye catching advertisement on television.