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English definition of “fogey”

fogey

noun [C] (also fogy)     /ˈfəʊ.ɡi/ US  /ˈfoʊ-/ informal disapproving
a person who is old-fashioned and likes traditional ways of doing things: The party is run by a bunch of old fogeys who resist progress . When you're 16, anyone over 25 is an old fogey.People who are boring and old-fashioned
(Definition of fogey noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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