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

Origin of standpatter

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

Words Nearby standpatter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use standpatter in a sentence

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

    Pieces of Hate | Heywood Broun