standpatter

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

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; standpat + -er1

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stand pat
 
vb
1.  poker to refuse the right to change any of one's cards; keep one's hand unchanged
2.  to resist change or remain unchanged
 
'stand'patter
 
n

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Expect to be called a standpatter, but do not be a standpatter.
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