Bureaucrat



an official of a bureaucracy.
an official who works by fixed routine without exercising intelligent judgment.
Contemporary Examples

The Book That Changed the World Jimmy So October 6, 2011
How Obama’s Latin America Tour Could Help the Economy Mac Margolis March 18, 2011
Weekly Jobless Claims Riddle Semi-Solved Michael Tomasky October 11, 2012
China’s Anthony Weiner Huang Hung September 22, 2011
Can a Tweet Put You in Prison? It Certainly Will in the UK Michael Moynihan January 22, 2014

Historical Examples

Frigid Fracas Dallas McCord Reynolds
Meccania Owen Gregory
The Lonely Unicorn Alec Waugh
The Confessions of a Collector William Carew Hazlitt
The Political Future of India Lajpat Rai

noun
an official in a bureaucracy
an official who adheres to bureaucracy, esp rigidly
n.
bureaucrat [(byoor-uh-krat)]

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