fogy

or fo·gey

[foh-gee]

noun, plural fo·gies.

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.

Nearby words

  1. fogging,
  2. foggy,
  3. foggy bottom,
  4. foghorn,
  5. fogram,
  6. foh,
  7. foi,
  8. foia,
  9. foible,
  10. foie gras

Origin of fogy

First recorded in 1770–80; origin uncertain

Related formsfo·gy·ish, adjectivefo·gy·ism, noun

Can be confusedfoggy fogy

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