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standpatter

[stand-pat-er, -pat-]
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noun
  1. a person who refuses to consider or accept change.
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Origin of standpatter

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; standpat + -er1
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Historical Examples

  • Every man in the world must be in some respect a standpatter.

    Pieces of Hate

    Heywood Broun