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fuddy duddy

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synonyms for fuddy duddy

  • conservative
  • reactionary
  • right of center
  • rightist
  • conventional
  • die-hard
  • hard hat
  • traditionalist
  • ultraconservative/ultra-conservative
  • unprogressive
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antonyms for fuddy duddy

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  • left-wing
  • progressive
  • radical
    • careless
    • uncritical
    • unscrupulous
    • undemanding
    • unfussy
        • life of the party
        • live wire
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            How to use fuddy duddy in a sentence

            Not until he was well past Eldorado did he overtake Duddy and Fuddy and the trap.
            THE LITTLE LADY OF THE BIG HOUSEJACK LONDON
            Come awa in by to the muckle chair—Whar is he himsel, the muckle duddy feltered gouk?
            THE BROWNIE OF BODSBECK, AND OTHER TALES, VOL. II (OF 2)JAMES HOGG
            Don't listen to the pestilential fuddy-duds who do not approve of tobacco, particularly the fussy-old-maids.
            A YANKEE IN THE TRENCHESR. DERBY HOLMES
            The amiable fuddy-duddy playing little politics in Washington became a gentleman of war.
            GARGOYLESBEN HECHT
            And now he was like the others in the party—an amiable fuddy-duddy.
            GARGOYLESBEN HECHT
            There are some fuddy-duddies and politicians among them, but most of them are on the job every minute.
            THE U-BOAT HUNTERSJAMES B. CONNOLLY
            SYNONYM OF THE DAY
            OCTOBER 26, 1985
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