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stick-in-the-mud
American English: /ˈstɪk ɪn ðə ˌməd/

Translation of stick-in-the-mud in Spanish:

noun

  • [colloquial]
    (persona rutinaria e inflexible)
    don't be such an old stick-in-the-mud
    no seas tan rutinario e inflexible or y rígido
    Example sentences
    • 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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