stick-in-the-mud


stick–in–the–mud

noun \ˈstik-ən-thə-ˌməd\

: someone who has old-fashioned ideas or who does not like trying new or exciting things

Full Definition of STICK-IN-THE-MUD

:  one who is slow, old-fashioned, or unprogressive; especially :  an old fogy

First Known Use of STICK-IN-THE-MUD

1733

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