What does fuddy-duddy mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fuddy-duddy(noun)

    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"


  1. fuddy-duddy(Noun)

    An old-fashioned, persnickety or ineffective person.

    My grandma is a fuddy-duddy when it comes to keeping her house clean.

  2. Origin: c. 1900 US


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fuddy-duddy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fuddy-duddy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeb Bush:

    Trump used profanity three times in his speech, and look I'm not an old fuddy duddy, but this should at least be G ... rated, i mean, we're running for president of the United States. Children listen to this stuff.

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