stick-in-the-mud

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\ ˈstik-ən-t͟hə-ˌməd How to pronounce stick-in-the-mud (audio) \

Definition of stick-in-the-mud

: one who is slow, old-fashioned, or unprogressive especially : an old fogy

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Synonyms

antediluvian, Colonel Blimp, dodo, fogy (also fogey), fossil, fud, fuddy-duddy, mossback, reactionary, stuffed shirt

Antonyms

hipster, modern, trendy

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1832, in the meaning defined above

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stick-in-the-mud

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English Language Learners Definition of stick-in-the-mud

informal + disapproving : someone who has old-fashioned ideas or who does not like trying new or exciting things

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