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synonyms for fuddy-duddy

  • dotard
  • fogy
  • fusspot
  • granny
  • square
  • stick-in-the-mud
  • dull person
  • fussbudget
  • fussy person
  • old fart
  • old fogy
  • old geezer
  • old maid
  • old poop
  • stuffed shirt
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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
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