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old fogey

SEE DEFINITION OF old fogey
  • as insenior citizen
  • as infogy
  • as inelder

Synonyms for old fogey

  • pensioner
  • retiree
  • senior
  • OAP
  • elderly person
  • geriatric
  • golden-ager
  • old person
  • old-age pensioner
  • old-timer
  • oldster
  • patriarch
  • retired person
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OLD FOGEY

I don't care for that old fogey that's gone up-stairs; but, by Jove!

But he was fifty, and beginning to feel himself an old fogey, as he confessed.

But I am an old fogey, and have been at this work for 40 years.

Still greedy for conquest, even though it is only an old fogey?

In this way this old fogey thought to stroke my beard with honey, as the Germans say.

Why should she be bored with an old fogey, while there were young ones in the party?

Old fogey though I may seem for saying it—that must be kept unsmirched.

A boy of sixteen isn't going to be bear-led by an old fogey like Joynson.

But Mr Gilchrist is an ‘old fogey,’ and he has not helped but hindered matters, now and then.

He clung to the manners of his youth and the younger wives called him an old fogey and smiled when his name was mentioned.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OLD FOGEY

elder

nounolder person
  • ancestor
  • ancient
  • forebearer
  • golden ager
  • matriarch
  • old fogey
  • oldest
  • oldster
  • patriarch
  • senior
  • senior citizen
  • superior
  • veteran
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