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.

Nearby words

  1. molding plane,
  2. moldova,
  3. moldovan,
  4. moldwarp,
  5. moldy,
  6. mole,
  7. mole crab,
  8. mole cricket,
  9. mole drain,
  10. mole fraction

Origin of moldy fig

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50

Related formsmold·y-fig, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019