fogey

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someone whose style is out of fashion

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The Fogeys will spurn nightclubs for traditional pubs and listen to Radio 4 rather than watch Channel 4.
I understand it needs to keep reinventing itself in order to keep going and apparently I, according to the producers and the writers,am part of the old fogeys who are no longer interesting.
Alas, the fogeys behind ``Benedict Arnold,'' a biopic/apologia concerning the nation's First Traitor, have opted for a peculiarly untenable approach: Treating the project like it's a big-budget grade-school history film.
Those who would like another selection to boost returns should swerve the old fogeys event in London.
There are young fogeys and old hep-cats, I am told.
Old dance fogeys in my young day were forever saying that dance was in a bad way--you should have seen Diaghilev, they would mutter into their straggly beards--and now, an old dance fogey myself, I am shrewdly aware that I may well be traditionally lamenting the snows that always melt each and every yesteryear.
Maybe the pair thought they'd go unrecognised by dressing up as young fogeys - her in an overgrown Christmas jumper and him in a lot of mad plaid.
I recall that an athlete called Lillian Board was criticised by some old fogeys like George when she wore very short white shorts 40 years ago and she was the golden girl of British athletics, and like Jess Ennis she was adored by the public.
He has mocked we Old Fogeys, (as he calls us ) for our slow and careful driving, and now we must drop that tedious May Blitz we are always on about Perhaps the only advantage of reaching old age is that it gives the ability to be amused by younger folk who will never, ever, believe they will grow old themselves.
A Government source said last night: "It would be unjust if this legislation was torpedoed by a bunch of unelected old fogeys.
Funny how quickly politicians turn from young firebrands into young fogeys and then into old fogeys.
This week a man, speaking to me about a management board, said: "Look at the age profile" in tones that said "Moribund old fogeys " get rid".
It's not so much the old fogeys,or the ones that sound like old fogeys, that I'm interested in.
There is something wrong in Stratford, something seriously wrong, because there is the perception of it as where boring old fogeys go, where rich people go.
In other words, don't make the course too long for the old fogeys among 'em.