fuddy duddy

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An old-fashioned, persnickety or ineffective person

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

{s} old-fashioned, unusually conservative
{i} person (usually elderly) with old-fashioned manners and ideas, dull person
a bore
disapproval If you describe someone as a fuddy-duddy, you are criticizing or making fun of them because they are old-fashioned in their appearance or attitudes. He didn't want all those old fuddy-duddies around. fuddy-duddies someone who has old-fashioned ideas and attitudes
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