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fuddy–duddy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fuddy–duddy

  1. a person with old-fashioned ideas <a fuddy-duddy who thought that anyone too young to vote shouldn't be out past 8:00 p.m.> Synonyms antediluvian, Colonel Blimp, dodo, fossil, fud, fuddy-duddy, mossback, reactionary, stick-in-the-mud, stuffed shirtRelated Words conservative, rightist, Tory; mandarin, old hand, old-timer, veteran; old maidNear Antonyms liberal, progressive, radicalAntonyms hipster, modern, trendy




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