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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: Perhaps from fussy + dad or dud

fuddy-duddy

noun
     
fud‧dy-dud‧dy plural fuddy-duddies [countable]
someone who has old-fashioned ideas and attitudes:
You're such an old fuddy-duddy!
fuddy-duddy adjective

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