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fogey

[ foh-gee ]
/ ˈfoʊ gi /
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noun, plural fo·geys.
a variant of fogy.
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British Dictionary definitions for fogey

fogey

fogy

/ (ˈfəʊɡɪ) /

noun plural -geys or -gies
an extremely fussy, old-fashioned, or conservative person (esp in the phrase old fogey)

Derived forms of fogey

fogeyish or fogyish, adjectivefogeyism or fogyism, noun

Word Origin for fogey

C18: of unknown origin
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