or fo·gey

[ foh-gee ]
See synonyms for: fogyfogyish on

noun,plural fo·gies.
  1. an excessively conservative or old-fashioned person, especially one who is intellectually dull (usually preceded by old): The board of directors were old fogies still living in the 19th century.

Origin of fogy

First recorded in 1770–80; origin uncertain

Other words from fogy

  • fo·gy·ish, adjective
  • fo·gy·ism, noun

Words that may be confused with fogy

Words Nearby fogy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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