a person who is excessively old-fashioned in attitude, ideas, manners, etc.
- old-fo·gy·ish, old-fo·gey·ish, adjective
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How to use old fogy in a sentence
He’s the classic young fogey, impressing old fogies enough to land a Senate internship at age 16 followed by ones with the secretary of the Senate and the late Speaker of the House Tom Foley.Forget AOC—Pelosi Has a Problem With Raging Moderates Now | Margaret Carlson | August 25, 2021 | The Daily Beast
How had he, a useless old fogy, dared to blackball a man like Iver?Tristram of Blent | Anthony Hope
They have won the annual debate right along, so that my old fogy uncle declares all the brains are in Harvard.Frank Merriwell's Races | Burt L. Standish
They laughed at me because I found fault with these things and called me an old fogy.
"old fogy teacher" or "he has the old ways yet" are expressions that are too common to require any explanation.The Youthful Wanderer | George H. Heffner
I go to the latter occasionally—the institute is an old fogy concern, but the grounds are fine.The Wound Dresser | Walt Whitman