: one who conforms : a person who behaves in accordance with prevailing standards or customs and typically dislikes or avoids unconventional behavior
- I'm running with the herd and swimming with the tide and being a good little conformist.
- —Florence King
- If most people you know are following a certain course, you may want to do the same—not because you are a conformist, but because so many people are unlikely to be wrong.
- —Cass R. Sunstein
- … the problem that many big-media journalists are now cautious, well-paid conformists distant from their audiences …
- —James Poniewozik