Значение идиомы stick-in-the-mud

[stick-in-the-mud] {n.}, {informal} An overcareful person; someonewho is old-fashioned and fights change.

Mabel said her mother was areal stick-in-the-mud to make a rule that she must be home by 10o’clock on weeknights and 11:30 Saturdays.

Mr. Thomas is astick-in-the-mud who plows with mules; he won’t buy a tractor.


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Значение идиомы stick-in-the-mud