Definition of Fogeydom

1. Noun. The state of being a fogey. ¹

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Definition of Fogeydom

1. fogydom [n -S] - See also: fogydom

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fogeydom

fog lights
fog line
fog oil
fog up
fogash
fogashes
fogbank
fogbanks
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fogbow
fogbows
fogdog
fogdogs
foge
fogey
fogeydom (current term)
fogeydoms
fogeyish
fogeyism
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fogeys
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fogfruits
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foggages
foggara
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fogger
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foggetaboutit

Literary usage of Fogeydom

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1. The Musical World (1858)
"But fogeydom was triumphant. The hardworking man of letters, suffering from a temporary pressure, wss still forbidden to knock at the doors of the Fund, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1862)
"... in a fair way of be- spring while yet the dew is glitter- coming a candidate for the honours ing on the grass, to be assured that of fogeydom. ..."

3. The Educational Writings of John Locke by John Locke (1912)
"History is the true prophylactic against the fogeydom which besets the schoolmaster, the committee-man and the official. The influence exerted by the lives ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1896)
"... the Latin Quarter, conscious that his life's work must be accomplished in twelve months, since twenty years and fogeydom are hastening to overtake him. ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1871)
"I wonder is this mood, this drifting into the temper of a praiser of times and things past, a proof of approaching fogeydom in the writer. ..."

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