A person who is dull and unadventurous and who resists change: they see many of their colleagues as stick-in-the-muds and sentimental neanderthals [as modifier]: the more stick-in-the-mud members objected to the name
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- Every conservationist is in danger of being labelled reactionary, a stick-in-the-mud, backward-looking.
- And then there are the old stick-in-the-muds who come up with the most interesting objections to having their course info online.
- But it's the stick-in-the-muds who become increasingly irritated and bewildered about everything around them.
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