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synonyms for fogy

  • dodo
  • fogey
  • fossil
  • fuddy-duddy
  • stick-in-the-mud
  • old fogey
  • old fogy
See also synonyms for: fogyish
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How to use fogy in a sentence

How had he, a useless old fogy, dared to blackball a man like Iver?
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
They have won the annual debate right along, so that my old fogy uncle declares all the brains are in Harvard.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S RACESBURT L. STANDISH
They laughed at me because I found fault with these things and called me an old fogy.
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CLOCK BUSINESS FOR THE PAST SIXTY YEARS, AND LIFE OF CHAUNCEY JEROMECHAUNCEY JEROME
"Old fogy teacher" or "he has the old ways yet" are expressions that are too common to require any explanation.
THE YOUTHFUL WANDERERGEORGE H. HEFFNER
I go to the latter occasionally—the institute is an old fogy concern, but the grounds are fine.
THE WOUND DRESSERWALT WHITMAN
Old fogy as I am, and still given to poetical quotations, I never made a more felicitous quotation than that.
THE MARTIANGEORGE DU MAURIER
It is only the old fogy who thinks modern young people "know too much."
THE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MARRIAGE BOOKVARIOUS
It is losing time to reason with that old fogy who sees in the events of the day only so many opportunities for quotations.
WITHIN AN INCH OF HIS LIFEEMILE GABORIAU
He not only regarded him as an old fogy, a vain old fogy, but as a dead weight upon the Star.
HEMPFIELDDAVID GRAYSON
Everybody said that if old-fogy Virginia did not make haste to join this march, she would be left "a wreck behind."
A GIRL'S LIFE IN VIRGINIA BEFORE THE WARLETITIA M. BURWELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOGY

  • Tory
  • bitter ender
  • bourbon
  • dyed-in-the-wool
  • extremist
  • fanatic
  • fogy
  • fundamentalist
  • intransigent
  • mossback
  • old liner
  • praetorian
  • pullback
  • reactionary
  • right
  • right-winger
  • rightist
  • standpat
  • standpatter
  • stick-in-the-mud
  • true blue
  • ultraconservative
  • zealot
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.