noun, plural fo·geys.
noun, plural fo·gies.
Origin of fogy
Examples from the Web for fogey
She said to herself that she was rapidly developing into a fogey, and must rigorously combat the grievous tendency.A Spirit in Prison|Robert Hichens
Her people are hastening to bring from hidden coves things once discarded as fogey.Blue Ridge Country|Jean Thomas
One old German fogey wanted to have all the letters on the German typewriters changed to German script.Germany in War Time|Mary Ethel McAuley
But when my slightly contemptuous companion spoke I had no answer, felt out of date and dull, a fogey and an idle man.Old Junk|H. M. Tomlinson
It is at best the act of a fogey and always an easy thing to do, as there are so few people who can contradict one.The Story of My Life|Ellen Terry
noun plural -geys or -gies
Word Origin for fogey
also fogy, "an old, dull fellow," 1780, Scottish foggie, originally "army pensioner or veteran," perhaps connected to fogram (1775) "old-fashioned person;" or from fog in obsolete senses of "moss" or "bloated fat" (1580s).