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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used pejoratively) out of fashion.

Usage examples (16)
  • Noun, : The board of directors were old fogies still living in the 19th century
  • And after that Job thought the preacher at Gold City was a little old fogyish.
  • Doubtless he is old-fogyish but from his long association with our family he knows the Forsyth traditions and what the head of the House of Forsyth should be.
  • Carelessness is engendered by the thought that such work can be handled in a rough and rapid way, and, further, by the ridicule of all these things, which we have learned to be... for more
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