Still greedy for conquest, even though it is only an old fogey?
In this way this old fogey thought to stroke my beard with honey, as the Germans say.
I came here to look after the estate, and here I have grown old—an old fogey, in fact.
Why should she be bored with an old fogey, while there were young ones in the party?
But he was fifty, and beginning to feel himself an old fogey, as he confessed.
A boy of sixteen isn't going to be bear-led by an old fogey like Joynson.
In all probability however, she in the brightness of her youth looked upon him as quite an old fogey.
But Mr Gilchrist is an ‘old fogey,’ and he has not helped but hindered matters, now and then.
One day a gentleman of the old fogey school blundered into the wrong shop.
He clung to the manners of his youth and the younger wives called him an old fogey and smiled when his name was mentioned.
An old person, esp a man who clings to old-fashioned ways
[first form 1790+, second 1899+; of fuddy-duddy, origin unknown]
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr French fougeux, ''fierce, fiery,'' referring to the doughty spirit of an invalid soldier, whence fogy, ''fierce, fiery,'' found by the 1860s; veteran soldiers were called foggies in the late 1700s, perhaps because they were regarded as moss-covered with age, fog being Scots dialect for ''moss'']