Synonyms of stick-in-the-mud
(old) fogey (informal) • a stick-in-the-mud who prefers the old, tried and tested methods
conservative • The new judge is regarded as a conservative.
reactionary • Critics viewed him as a reactionary, even a monarchist.
dinosaur • Such companies are industrial dinosaurs.
die-hard • He has links with former Communist diehards.
fuddy-duddy (informal) • We didn't want all those old fuddy-duddies around.
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conservativeConservative is also a noun.
• The new judge is regarded as a conservative.
die-harda person who resists change or who holds onto an untenable position or outdated attitude
• He has links with former Communist diehards.
dinosaurDinosaurs were large reptiles which lived in prehistoric times.
• Such companies are industrial dinosaurs.
Thesaurus for stick-in-the-mud from the Collins English Thesaurus
a staid or predictably conservative person who lacks initiative or imagination