Definition of fogeyism in US English:


(also fogyism)


  • See fogey

    • ‘And sometimes there's a flash of the old comic vigour, oddly transformed by creeping fogeyism.’
    • ‘We had started to think that this creeping fogeyism had something to do with the fact that Collings' own paintings are being ignored.’
    • ‘And to start generalising about the supposed shortcomings of the next generation is an unmistakable symptom of fogeyism.’
    • ‘And at least one panelist on the closing plenary directly engaged the ‘old fogeyism’ of some senior scholars at the conference.’