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Synonyms for fuddy-duddy


Synonyms for fuddy-duddy

an old-fashioned person who is reluctant to change or innovate

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a conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance

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Mr Bates yesterday branded Tory AMs "fuddy-duddies" for their attitude.
Secretary General David Collins added: "People may say it was meant as a joke and we're being fuddy-duddies. But we don't see it like that."
Have we become such a nation of fuddy-duddies that living a little when you're young is regarded as an inherently bad thing?
Rosser tested 33 fellow laparoscopic surgeons and found that those who played video games (though not while they were operating) made 37% fewer mistakes and performed tasks 27% faster than the fuddy-duddies in the cohort.
FUDDY-DUDDIES may sneer and frown at the wacky hair-raising antics of rising star golfer Ian Poulter, but I think his bouffant "barnet" is good for golf.
The pretty 23-year-old claims officials are being fuddy-duddies for banning her skimpy kit.
IF YOU thought classical music was just for fuddy-duddies, then think again.
THERE will be some fuddy-duddies who cannot cope with the idea of a rock band playing in the grounds of Warwick Castle.
Kids, ignore the fuddy-duddies - you were brilliant on a weekend when the whole city put on a magnificent show.
People may say it was meant as a joke and maybe we're being fuddy-duddies. But we don't see it like that.