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noun as in unadventurous person

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To tell the truth, my third share of the old Stick-in-the-Mud is gone.

Sotto voce he remarked to Scraggs: "I see him slippin' a three hundred dollar hawser, eh, Scraggsy, old stick-in-the-mud?"

I suppose you didn't hear the news, you are such an old stick-in-the-mud.

Now that's just the kind of fine old crusted pig-headed Conservativism that's kept this the stick-in-the-mud Country it is!

"They begun to call us heroes an' old stick-in-the-mud just about the same time," resumed Stover, with a chuckle.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stick-in-the-mud, such as: antediluvian, conservative, die-hard/diehard, fossil, fuddy-duddy, and mossback.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.