Example sentences for: stick-in-the-mud

How can you use “stick-in-the-mud” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As Kate Mundy, the stick-in-the-mud schoolteacher who presides over four younger, unmarried sisters in 1936 Donegal, Ireland, she holds her facial muscles tense and signals with her eyes her exhaustion from keeping them so fiercely in place.

  • I wasn't looking forward to the scenes with Joe's wife, Maggie, because the stick-in-the-mud spouse has become such a cliché--although I was curious to see what the vivid young actress Anne Heche could do with a role in which she didn't have to shed her clothes.

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