moldy fig

moldy fig

noun Slang.
1.
a musician or fan who likes traditional jazz or Dixieland rather than modern jazz.
2.
any person or thing that is old-fashioned or conservative.

Origin:
1945–50, Americanism

moldy-fig, adjective
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  1. n.
    an old-fashioned person; a square. : Don't be a moldy fig! Lighten up!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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