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

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

First Known Use of mossback

1853

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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