Saturday, May 30, 2009

Fuddyduddy

Definition: (from dictionary.com)
-noun
1. a person who is stuffy, old-fashioned, and conservative
2. a person who is fussy or picayune about details; fussbudget
-adjective
3. stuffy, old-fashioned, and conservative
4. fussy; picayune

Examples:
"My Mom can be such a fuddyduddy about dating."
"Whenever you want to stop being such a fuddyduddy, maybe we can have some fun."

Origin: (from dictionary.com)
1900–05; of obscure origin

Awkwardness rating: 5

Everyone's favorite fuddyduddy. (quickboise.com)

1 comment:

  1. fuddyduddy sounds like a food. i wish it were a food...

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