[foh-gee] /ˈfoʊ gi/
noun, plural fogies.
an excessively conservative or old-fashioned person, especially one who is intellectually dull (usually preceded by old):
The board of directors were old fogies still living in the 19th century.
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr French fougeux, ”fierce, fiery,” referring to the doughty spirit of an invalid soldier, whence fogy, ”fierce, fiery,” found by the 1860s; veteran soldiers were called foggies in the late 1700s, perhaps because they were regarded as moss-covered with age, fog being Scots dialect for ”moss”]
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[feyn; German fœn] /feɪn; German fœn/ noun, Meteorology. 1. . [feyn; German fœn] /feɪn; German fœn/ noun 1. a warm, dry wind descending a mountain, as on the north side of the Alps. /fɜːn; German føːn/ noun 1. (meteorol) a variant spelling of föhn /fɜːn; German føːn/ noun 1. a warm dry wind blowing down […]
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