formulaic; showing no original thought or creativity
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Word Origin for paint-by-numbers
C20: from children's painting books in which the colours to be used are identified by numbers on the design to be painted
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Example sentences from the Web for paint-by-numbers
Many Republican wags, such as David Frum and Erick Erickson, are already onto the Boehner paint-by-numbers game of the “Pledge.”