- fogey (n.)
- also fogy, "an old, dull fellow," 1780, Scottish foggie, originally "army pensioner or veteran," perhaps connected to fogram (1772) "old-fashioned," also "old-fashioned person;" or from fog (n.2) in an obsolete senses of "moss," or from foggy "bloated, fat" (1520s), which perhaps is an extended sense of fog (n.2). Related: Fogeydom; fogeyish; fogeyism.
- 1. He sounds like such an old fogey !
- 2. Old fogey: Carline, ah, how to begin to aloud again case old?
- 老头子: 老太婆, 呵呵, 怎么又开始念起旧了?
- 3. Am I going to become an old fogey like him?
- 我会成为像他那样的老顽固 吗 ?
- 4. Come to the disco and stop being such an old fogey!
- 5. Don't act like an old fogey, but don't be misguided by young people, either.
- 不要像个老古董一样, 也不要被年轻人的思想左右.
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