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I had heard so much negative talk about our generation, that we're slackers and young fogies, that I knew wasn't true of the people I know.
Eric Liu

Meaning of "fogies" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOGIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOGIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fogies is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOGIES

fogger
Foggia
foggier
foggiest
foggily
fogginess
fogging
foggy
Foggy Bottom
foghorn
fogle
fogless
fogman
fogram
fogramite
fogramity
fogy
fogydom
fogyish
fogyism

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOGIES

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Synonyms and antonyms of fogies in the English dictionary of synonyms

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SYNONYMS OF «FOGIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «fogies» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of fogies

Translation of «fogies» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOGIES

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The translations of fogies from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fogies» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

fogies
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fogies
570 millions of speakers

English

fogies
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

fogies
380 millions of speakers
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فوجيس
280 millions of speakers

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fogies
278 millions of speakers

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fogies
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

fogies
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fogies
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fogies
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Käuze
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

fogies
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

fogies
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fogies
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

fogies
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

fogies
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोहरे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fogies
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

parrucconi
65 millions of speakers

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Fogies
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

fogies
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fogies
30 millions of speakers
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fogies
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

fogies
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

fogies
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

fogies
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fogies

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOGIES»

The term «fogies» is regularly used and occupies the 105.497 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOGIES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fogies

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2 QUOTES WITH «FOGIES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word fogies.
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Eric Liu
I had heard so much negative talk about our generation, that we're slackers and young fogies, that I knew wasn't true of the people I know.
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Tom Watson
It's time for old players like me, old fogies like me, to give it up and let the young players have a chance.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOGIES»

Discover the use of fogies in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fogies and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cincinnati Magazine
Old Fogies know what they like. New Fogies know only what they like. Music is the continental divide of generations. You decided that on the day you made your mother listen to Tommy. The whole album. At one sitting. Full volume. "It's like an  ...
2
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
But we must intimate to such parties that their stratagem will be unsuccessful, and that they will be written down Fogies as requested, and duly found guilty, in terms of their own confession. The greater number of Fogies, however, with that ...
3
The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song
D fogies. Wk merry three Old fogies be; The crow's-foot crawls, the wrinkle comes , Our heads grow bare Of the bonnie brown hair, Our teeth grow shaky in our gums. Gone are the joys that once we knew, Over the green, and under the blue.
Charlotte Fiske Bates, 1832
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InfoWorld
fogies. to. reminisce. and. argue. at. Interop. confab. Minicomputer. buyers. will. soon. find. that. migration. is. not. just. for. the. birds. client/server architecture of the 1990s? One Hartford company is deciding what will become of a claims system ...
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Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1953: January-June
FODEN, FREDERICK TOM. SEE Vane, Brett, pseud. FOGLE, WILLIAM. Depth gauge table for tanks with flat ends. Book no. 5. 1953 ed. Los Angeles, cl953. 1 v. illus. (Fogies pressure vessel handbook series) © William Fogle; l5Jan53; A83921 ...
Library of Congress. Copyright Office, 1954
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Union & Emancipation: Essays on Politics and Race in the ...
tune with the optimistic, ambitious Zeitgeist of the 1850s, a fresh alternative to the stale and shopworn politics of the "old fogies" in the Bell and Douglas ranks." Republican generational rhetoric ranged from the crude to the respectful, but ...
David W. Blight, Brooks D. Simpson, 1997
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The Clash of Generations: Saving Ourselves, Our Kids, and ...
Fighting the Fogies for Jobs The latest area of generational collision is the reverse in the labor force participation rate for older workers, particularly men, that we pointed out in an earlier chapter. During most of the postwar era, older men were ...
Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Scott Burns, 2012
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Gone to the Country: The New Lost City Ramblers and the Folk ...
Collectively, they formed, Alden wrote, “a family of 'fogies' sharing the old fashioned notion that we can play our own style of music using traditional instruments.” What was most important for these players was “a sense of community and ...
Ray Allen, 2010
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Vegetarian Times
He worked hard to earn his keep, but fiat refused to help skin the animals killed by the Fogies. "What do you want to do all that killing for?" the little fellow said. " Them critters never harmed you. " "They's varmints!" said the Fogies. "Ever 'body  ...
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Catalog of Copyright Entries. Part 1. [B] Group 2. ...
Fogle, William 1890-. Los i _ Fogies API- ASME vessel tables. No. 4. J»«7 12-9- 46; AA 40565. Fogies butane -propane tank handbook ... 1944. Book nos. ... Fogies tank and pressure vessel handbook. (Book no. 1) 1946. © 4-29-46; AA 11623 ...
Library of Congress. Copyright Office, 1946

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOGIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fogies is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bluegrass Rambler back to emcee Uncle Dave Days
I call them the young fogies." Again, as Knowlton has done for years, he will close the festival with the same sign off used by the famed Grand ... «The Daily News Journal, Jul 15»
2
Missing the simpler life: How technology has spoiled everything
BTW (that means “by the way” for you old fogies), George Orwell wrote 1984 in 1948. Pretty intuitive, eh? Wondering what other intrusions await ... «Naples Herald, Jul 15»
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If you want to get to the top, get a mentor (or better still, a sponsor)
Alan Webber, co-founder of Fast Company, describes the potential of reverse mentoring: “It's a situation where the old fogies in an organization ... «Pulse, Jul 15»
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All Feminists Should Embrace the Women-Centered Agenda
Don't waste your bandwidth slicing and dicing purist ideologies and dissing the legacy of us old fogies; build on that legacy. Don't shy away ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Retired GBI agent Ron Rohlfs dies, recalled as meticulous in …
“For as much as two old fogies living together for 24 years, drove each other crazy, my gut is wrenching with his absence,” she said. IF YOU GO. «Savannah Morning News, Jul 15»
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David Brooks and Human Suffering as Set Design
"It's a day for the back fire escape," began the note, neatly handwritten on the thick stationery of the Old Fogies Club in New York City. "Been out ... «Esquire.com, Jul 15»
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This Ain't Your Granddaddy's Sun Valley
Sure, old fogies like Bob Iger and Rupert Murdoch will be rubbing elbows in the mountains with old pals like John Malone, Barry Diller and ... «DealBreaker, Jul 15»
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A look into the future
It is clear that we old fogies cannot slow the fast-paced electronic age. It is also clear that we must adapt in order to survive. I myself use a ... «Daily Commercial, Jul 15»
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SAMURAI IN BULLISH MOOD AT MASAKU: Wakulima thrash …
Homeboyz, French Fogies, Impala and Kenya Harlequin have also qualified for the quarters after winning their first two group matches. “I don't ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
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Plug Invents Smarty Eugenics
“A hundred old fogies on three Smarties a day over 365 days would consume 109,500 units of the delicious but dangerously deceptive candy. «News24, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Fogies [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/fogies>. Jul 2020 ».
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