Synonyms for Fossil:

n.

carboniferous, the Cretaceous, fossilized, fossilize, caveman, ammonite, era, Cro-Magnon man, the Dreamtime. fuddy-duddy, dinosaur, square, mossback, conservative, diehard, Drongo, anorak, bore, dweeb, stick-in-the-mud, new, drip. fogy (noun)
fogey, dodo.
fossil (noun)
dodo, fogey, fogy.
organic remains of a previous time (noun)
relic, impression, petrifaction, skeleton, trace, reconstruction, specimen.
square (noun)
fogy.

v.

remains (verb)
imprint, petrified deposit, trace, organic remains, skeleton, specimen, relic, impression, petrifaction, reconstruction.

Other synonyms:

caveman, the Cretaceous, stick-in-the-mud, fuddy-duddy, fossilize, ammonite, fossilized, Cro-Magnon man, the Dreamtime. era, carboniferous. mossback. square. Other relevant words:
caveman, ammonite, imprint, dodo, fossilized, trace, dweeb, Drongo, fuddy-duddy, new, impression, carboniferous, skeleton, square, bore, relic, reconstruction, era, diehard, specimen, mossback, dinosaur, anorak, stick-in-the-mud, conservative, petrifaction, drip, fossilize.

Usage examples for fossil

  1. He knows that quantity and not quality is the material for the political grinding mill, and, unless he is a sentimental reformer or an old fossil he knows that politics can never be anything but a swamp. – Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman
  2. " That old fossil doesn't appreciate you. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  3. It is a bit of fossil geography buried from view since the earliest geological ages and recently brought to light by the erosion of the canyon. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton