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STICK-IN-THE-MUD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stick-in-the-mud mean? 

STICK-IN-THE-MUD (noun)
  The noun STICK-IN-THE-MUD has 1 sense:

1. someone who moves slowly

  Familiarity information: STICK-IN-THE-MUD used as a noun is very rare.


STICK-IN-THE-MUD (adjective)
  The adjective STICK-IN-THE-MUD has 1 sense:

1. (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned

  Familiarity information: STICK-IN-THE-MUD used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STICK-IN-THE-MUD (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who moves slowly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

slowcoach; slowpoke; stick-in-the-mud; plodder

Context example:

in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach

Hypernyms ("stick-in-the-mud" is a kind of...):

dawdler; drone; laggard; lagger; poke; trailer (someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind)


STICK-IN-THE-MUD (adjective)


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Meaning:

(used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned

Synonyms:

fogyish; stick-in-the-mud; moss-grown; mossy; stodgy

Context example:

moss-grown ideas about family life

Similar:

unfashionable; unstylish (not in accord with or not following current fashion)


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