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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.

fud

verb
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If a reasonable amount of time has passed since the deal was announced, end there has been no communication about your future, your internal FUD Factor will likely kick into high gear.
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Fud Livingston, 1906-1957 Now this is a blues for Fud, poor Fud, so swing that butt, baby, and shake that thing, but do it nice, honey, and not too much.
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The Santa Barbara, California-based company's CEO, Dan O'Dowd, claimed that the open source development model leaves Linux open to compromise by terrorists but his comments have been dismissed as "FUD", "inaccurate" and "factually challenged" by embedded Linux experts.
But FUD over SOX hasn't translated into significant spending on technology.
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They have lapped up sketches in which the talented midfielder is sent up as a dim-witted ned with the catchphrase ``What a fud''.
On the matter of sights, I'm a hopeless old fud. I got used to a vertical, black front sight back when I was shooting bullseye (and that, my friend, was not yesterday).
I could see he was starting to regard me as a hopelessly cautious old fud so I tried to speak calmly.
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