mossback

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noun moss·back \ˈmȯs-ˌbak\

Definition of mossback

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

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

mossbacked

play \-ˌbakt\ adjective

Examples of mossback in a sentence

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

1853

First Known Use of mossback

1853



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