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stick–in–the–mud

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noun \ˈstik-ən-thə-ˌməd\

Simple Definition of stick–in–the–mud

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stick–in–the–mud

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

1733

First Known Use of stick–in–the–mud

1733


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