stick in the mud

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A person unwilling to participate in activities, often because he or she believes the activity is not wholly kosher; a party pooper.
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Have a little fun sometimes and don't be such a stick-in-the-mud.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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stick in the mudMore generally, one who is slow, old-fashioned, or unprogressive; an old fogey.
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