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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ideas that are conservative or old-fashioned.

Usage examples (29)
  • Noun, : The board of directors were old fogies still living in the 19th century
  • Negroism, "fogyism," and like epithets are too often directed to those who become animated, or rather happy, under the sound of the gospel.
  • His old fogyism showed up unmistakably in a short but heated argument they had had on the subject of chloroform.
  • But to suggest that a talented young reporter can't produce Page 1 journalism sounds to me like a case of creeping old fogyism. for more
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