We Virginians and Kentuckians may be shelled up yet in our old-fogy notions; it's likely, as you say.
Everybody said that if old-fogy Virginia did not make haste to join this march, she would be left "a wreck behind."
They spoke of his adored Boston as an old-fogy place with "no git-up-and-git."
On the other hand, he had never got into the ways of the old-fogy set.
No man can make a greater mistake than to adopt these old-fogy ideas.
The poets were old-fogy chaps: they never saw the women of to-day, and well for them they did not.
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'']