Definition of fogey noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also fogy) noun
BrE BrE//ˈfəʊɡi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfoʊɡi//
(pl. fogeys, fogies)
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a person with old-fashioned ideas that he or she is unwilling to change He sounds like such an old fogey! She was showing old fogey potential at a frighteningly young age. Word Originlate 18th cent.: related to earlier slang fogram, of unknown origin.
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