mossback

noun
moss·​back | \ˈmȯs-ˌbak \

Definition of mossback 

1 : a large sluggish fish (such as a largemouth bass)

2 : an extremely old-fashioned or reactionary person : fogy

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mossbacked \ -​ˌbakt \ adjective

Examples of mossback in a Sentence

those mossbacks at the intelligence agency didn't get the memo that the world had changed

First Known Use of mossback

1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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