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synonyms for fogey

  • dodo
  • fossil
  • fuddy-duddy
  • stick-in-the-mud
  • old fogey
  • old fogy
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How to use fogey in a sentence

In this way this old fogey thought to stroke my beard with honey, as the Germans say.
THE LAST MIRACLEM. P. SHIEL
I came here to look after the estate, and here I have grown old—an old fogey, in fact.
THE SCHOOLMISTRESS AND OTHER STORIESANTON CHEKHOV
Now run away to your golf and leave an old fogey to worry the thing out as best he can.
A TRAITOR'S WOOINGHEADON HILL
But when my slightly contemptuous companion spoke I had no answer, felt out of date and dull, a fogey and an idle man.
OLD JUNKH. M. TOMLINSON
One old German fogey wanted to have all the letters on the German typewriters changed to German script.
GERMANY IN WAR TIMEMARY ETHEL MCAULEY
The troops under my command, or supposed to be under my command, were drawn chiefly from the Old Fogey Division.
PUNCH OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, DECEMBER 2, 1914VARIOUS
But what would have been the use of my declaring my suspicions to such an old-fashioned fogey as this worthy doctor?
TALES OF THE WONDER CLUBM. Y. HALIDOM (PSEUD. DRYASDUST)
They make enough fuss about an old fogey like me, as if I had a harem up me sleeve.
THE BLACK OPALKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Her people are hastening to bring from hidden coves things once discarded as fogey.
BLUE RIDGE COUNTRYJEAN THOMAS
Thus Marna smiled at the old fogey, her father, who opposed her going to London to be free.
ANGELA'S BUSINESSHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
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WORDS RELATED TO FOGEY

  • dodo
  • fogey
  • fossil
  • fuddy-duddy
  • old fogey
  • old fogy
  • stick-in-the-mud
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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