fuddy-duddy

noun
fud·​dy-dud·​dy | \ˈfə-dē-ˌdə-dē \
plural fuddy-duddies

Definition of fuddy-duddy 

: one that is old-fashioned, unimaginative, or conservative

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fuddy-duddy adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms for fuddy-duddy

Synonyms

antediluvian, fogy (also fogey), fossil, reactionary, stick-in-the-mud, stuffed shirt

Antonyms

hipster, modern, trendy

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First Known Use of fuddy-duddy

circa 1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fuddy-duddy

origin unknown

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fudge

fudge box

fudge edge

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The first known use of fuddy-duddy was circa 1904

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fuddy-duddy

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fuddy-duddy

: a person with old-fashioned or conservative ideas and attitudes

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