fuddy-duddy : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance
you may accuse me of being and old fuddy-duddy trying to stop young people having fun
- I'm certainly not a 'younger worker' and I find these tips pretty fuddy-duddy indeed.
- Fifi wasn't much good at school, but she knew she could charm the teachers, especially the fuddy-duddy middle-aged ones, who fumbled when she smoothed her hair or adjusted the .
- Maybe I'm an old fuddy-duddy, but I remember back in the ancient bygone year of aught-four, when people were bemoaning the Democrats' transformation into a party that could only .
News & Articles
- Bourbon shoulders its way into spirits spotlight
American whiskey is winning the world over, as formerly fuddy-duddy brown spirits are starting to look as white-hot as vodka. In 2012, for the first time in recent memory, whiskey sales increased faster than those of vodka, gin, tequila and other spirits.
June 22, 2013 - Seattle Times
- Mariah Carey in Contactmusic.com
Carey explains, "I don't see what the big deal is. Should I be with an old fuddy-duddy who would be boring and bleak? I have fun. It doesn't really matter to me. I've already dealt with someone who was older than me. I don't want to go back there....
- Nick Flanagan in Daily Telegraph
As it is, I don't even find golf the most exciting sport to watch,Flanagan told The Daily Telegraph. "Golf is trying to get rid of the fuddy-duddy old image to get bigger crowds and younger people. It's the same in every sport. There's...
- David Nobbs in Scotland on Sunday
About 30% is me,says Nobbs. "I couldn't do it on my own because I live in North Yorkshire, down a track outside a small village, and I'm out of touch with office life and all the jargon. But maybe I'm not that much of a fuddy-duddy. There...