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Definition of "fogy" [fo•gy]

  • A person of stodgy or old-fashioned habits and attitudes. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fogy" in a sentence
  • "Then again, at least Milner is trying to be of use; he's an old-fashioned kind of fogy that way."
  • "It was to Ray he promptly opened his heart, as that veteran of a dozen Indian campaigns, then drawing his fourth "fogy," came hastening out to join the commander."
  • "Later i tried to charge it back up (my memory of these events is kind of fogy but i'll do the best i can to recount) it seemed like the battery wouldn't hold a charge."