moldy fig


noun Slang.

a musician or fan who likes traditional jazz or Dixieland rather than modern jazz.
any person or thing that is old-fashioned or conservative.

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Origin of moldy fig

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50

OTHER WORDS FROM moldy fig

mold·y-fig, adjective
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