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Definition of young fogey in English:


A young person with conservative tastes or ideas.
Example sentences
  • It is no longer a matter of Eurosceptic young fogeys with watch chains quibbling over derogations.
  • I realised I was perhaps a bit more of a young fogey than I had imagined.
  • Is he simply a young fogey and a prudent money keeper?
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