Definition of routineer in English:

routineer

noun

  • A person who acts according to routine; specifically one who adheres to an established or prescribed way of doing something, without recourse to innovation or imagination (frequently depreciative).

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Gentleman's Magazine. From routine + -eer, perhaps originally after French routinier routinier.

Pronunciation

routineer

/ruːtɪˈnɪə//rʊˌtiːˈnɪə/