standpat

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stand·pat

adjective \ˈstan(d)-ˈpat\

Definition of STANDPAT

:  stubbornly conservative :  resisting or opposing change

Examples of STANDPAT

  1. <the standpat chefs were having none of this low-calorie stuff that the food police were pushing>

First Known Use of STANDPAT

1904

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