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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person of stodgy or old-fashioned habits and attitudes.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of fogey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dull old fellow; a person behind the times, over-conservative, or slow; -- usually preceded by old; an old fogy.
  • n. In the United States service, extra pay granted to officers for length of service.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A slow or dull fellow; an old-fashioned or very conservative person; one who is averse to change or novelty: usually with the epithet old.
  • n. An invalid or garrison soldier.
  • n. Extra pay for long service.
  • n. Also written fogie, fogey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone whose style is out of fashion

Etymologies

Scots fogey.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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