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Noun: fuddy-duddy  'fú-dee,dú-dee
Usage: informal
  1. A conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance
    "you may accuse me of being and old fuddy-duddy trying to stop young people having fun";
    - fud [N. Amer, slang]

Derived forms: fuddy-duddies

Type of: conservative, conservativist

Encyclopedia: Fuddy-duddy