an old fogey/fogy

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old fogy

An older person, especially one whose views or attitudes are considered boring or old-fashioned. Ah, don't mind that old fogy. 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 fogy when I get older.
See also: fogy, old
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an old ˈfogey/ˈfogy

(usually disapproving) (usually of an older person) a person with very old-fashioned or traditional views, opinions, etc: I’m not such an old fogey that I can’t remember what it was like to be a student.
A young person with old-fashioned views, style of dress, etc. is sometimes called a ‘young fogey’: He’s one of the young fogies who write for the ‘Spectator’.
See also: fogey, fogy, old
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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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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At ten he was a thoughtful and sober-minded young man, at fourteen almost an old fogy.
Holtham will claim that this is hyperbole, and/or LuPone is just an old fogy who simply doesn't get it.
At the risk of getting a flood of comments telling me I'm an old fogy (sometimes you just have to take one for the team), I hope most advisors are taking this 'advice' with healthy skepticism, because it flies in the face of much of what the independent advisory industry has learned over the past 40 years or so.
"I'm now officially an old fogy. When Bird Woman asked me last week what I wanted for my birthday, I told her I wanted one of those new tree-stands with the big padded seat, because at my age I deserve a little comfort when I'm bowhunting.
Perhaps I am an old fogy, but I was disappointed in John Allen's commentary on Pope John Paul's plea for hope at Lourdes (NCR, Aug, 27), as if it were inappropriately simplistic in the face of the momentous problems of our day.
You don't have to be an old fogy or an egghead, Costas adds, to appreciate what Scully, McKay or Jack Whitaker brought to the broadcast booth--the concept that there was a way to communicate excitement not predicated solely on volume.
As a result,I'm driving around like an old fogy,barely making it to 30mph in city traffic and panic breaking every whip- stitch.
"Market-based campaigns are only going to get more popular, since we're facing such a difficult time politically," says Jim Steitz, the SSC's forest-protection coordinator, and practically an old fogy at age 22.
Has the world changed that much, or am I just an old fogy? As a youngster, I spent my life outdoors -- still do.