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standpatter

[stand-pat-er, -pat-] /ˈstændˈpæt ər, -ˌpæt-/
noun
1.
a person who refuses to consider or accept change.
Origin of standpatter
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism; standpat + -er1
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  • Every man in the world must be in some respect a standpatter.

    Pieces of Hate Heywood Broun

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