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fogram

or fo·grum

[ foh-gruhm ]
/ ˈfoʊ grəm /
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noun

an old-fashioned or overly conservative person; fogy.

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Origin of fogram

First recorded in 1765–75; origin uncertain
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Example sentences from the Web for fogram

  • Dr Fogram rode over on a plump, shining, black horse, followed by a well-equipped groom.

    The Carbonels|Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Dr Fogram was true to his word, and made his appearance at the Long Vacation.

    The Carbonels|Charlotte M. Yonge
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