Definition of routinist in US English:

routinist

adjective & noun

archaic
  • See routinism

    • ‘The great innovator and the simple routinist resort in their investigations to the same technical methods of research.’
    • ‘The struggle against materialist dialectics expresses a distant, past conservatism of the petit bourgeoisie, the self-conceit of university routinists and a spark of hope for an after-life.’