routineer

[ root-n-eer ]
/ ˌrut nˈɪər /

noun

a person who follows or adheres to routine or a routine.

Origin of routineer

First recorded in 1870–75; routine + -eer
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Examples from the Web for routineer

  • The routineer is, of course, the first to decry every radical proposal as "against human nature."

    A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
  • The type of statesman we must oppose to the routineer is one who regards all social organization as an instrument.

    A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
  • The routineer with his taboo does not see this, so he attempts the impossible task of obliterating the impulse.

    A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
  • The man who will follow precedent, but never create one, is merely an obvious example of the routineer.

    A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann