Definition of fuddy-duddy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfʌdi dʌdi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʌdi dʌdi//
(pl. fuddy-duddies)(old-fashioned, informal)
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a person who has old-fashioned ideas or habits You’re such an old fuddy-duddy! Word Origin early 20th cent. (originally dialect): of unknown origin.

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