stick-in-the-mud

noun
\ˈstik-ən-t͟hə-ˌməd \

Definition of stick-in-the-mud 

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

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Synonyms

antediluvian, fogy (also fogey), fossil, fuddy-duddy, 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

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

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