Definition of fogeyish in US English:


(also fogyish)


  • See fogey

    • ‘The stereotype is an elderly, fogeyish male, blissfully ignorant of the everyday concerns of people who appear before him.’
    • ‘The most animated ones are wearing fogeyish clothes: bow-ties and blazers.’
    • ‘Two months ago, when the change was announced, a fogeyish campaign was mounted to save the theme.’
    • ‘All of this fogeyish complaining stems from reading the title of this album, the debut from the Capitol Years.’
    • ‘‘I'm really fogeyish about this,’ she replies.’