stick-in-the-mud :

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  • n  someone who moves slowly
  • s  (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned

  • In other contexts, Bush's obsession with prudence and caution sometimes makes him seem like a stick-in-the-mud.
  • If the trend keeps up, it will soon be only a very old-fashioned stick-in-the-mud who will begin his career without first completing his Life.
  • I disagree with Joeseph Lowery on choice, and have no problem with his being there (beyond my Constitutionalist stick-in-the-mud objections to having Christian shamans cast their .
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  • Movie review: 'Rush' a vivid chronicle of life in the fast lane
    In “Rush,” Ron Howard  makes every shift stick while chronicling the heated – and we’re talking real fire here – rivalry between British playboy James Hunt and Austrian stick-in-the-mud Niki Lauda, two drivers who funneled their mutual hatred into four Formula One racing championships.
    Sept. 27, 2013 - The Canton Repository

  • Charles Clarke in Daily Mail
    Mr Clarke told MPs: "In 12 hours of debate there has been no movement at all in the Lords. Two whole Lords sessions with zero response. It's been a stick-in-the-mud response simply trying to put heels in the sand and prevent the elected House...

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