fogey fogey


  • (n) someone whose style is out of fashion



  1. Then a threatened operation for the vapid mother makes this flapper understand how precious Mother and her fogey ideas really are.
  2. Modernists, of course, vilify Royal Cortissoz as a fogey if not, indeed, a fool.
  3. Meanwhile, fogey-geniuses like Lasseter and Park will go forward to the past, creating sweet monsters and frazzled chickens, and astonishing new generations of kids in the dark.



  1. Referring to Ryan Tubridy, his successor as host of 'The Late Late Show', Pat Kenny said: "I am very much a man of my own time, Ryan talks about becoming Parkinson and yet he's only 35. He refers to himself as a young Fogey and I was never that."
    on May 19, 2009 By: Pat Kenny Source:

  2. "I don't watch much more than news," Forster says. "I'm the old fogey. Except that, I'll watch this. I've seen the whole second season. They sent the episodes to me, so when I was catching up, I saw a lot of this show. I saw the first episode...
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: Robert Forster Source:

  3. "Doug thinks I'm an old fogey and not doing it the modern way, but when he's not looking I do it his way, and it's working," Yates said.
    on Jan 14, 2007 By: Robert Yates Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution (registration)

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