fogy

noun fo·gy \ ˈfō-gē \
variants: or less commonly fogey

Definition of fogy

plural fogies also fogeys
: a person with old-fashioned ideas usually used with old

fogyish

or fogeyish play \ˈfō-gē-ish\ adjective

fogyism

or fogeyism play \ˈfō-gē-ˌi-zəm\ noun

Examples of fogy in a Sentence

  1. old fogies who said that rap music would never last

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Origin and Etymology of fogy

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FOGY Defined for English Language Learners

fogy

noun

Definition of fogy for English Language Learners

  • : a person with old-fashioned ideas


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