noun, plural fud·dy-dud·dies.Also fuddy.
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Example sentences from the Web for fuddy-duddy
“Republicans and conservatives are often criticized as being humorless fuddy-duddies,” he said.
All of these things I have studiously avoided, perhaps at the cost of my own pleasure and the appearance of fuddy-duddiness.Famous for Not Being Famous: Enough About ‘Stoner’|Drew Smith|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Especially when faced with young fuddy-duddies intent on maintaining the status quo.
Not until he was well past Eldorado did he overtake Duddy and Fuddy and the trap.The Little Lady of the Big House|Jack London
Come awa in by to the muckle chair—Whar is he himsel, the muckle duddy feltered gouk?
Don't listen to the pestilential fuddy-duds who do not approve of tobacco, particularly the fussy-old-maids.A Yankee in the Trenches|R. Derby Holmes
The amiable fuddy-duddy playing little politics in Washington became a gentleman of war.
And now he was like the others in the party—an amiable fuddy-duddy.