jobsworth

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jobsworth

(ˈdʒɒbzˌwɜːθ)
n
informal a person in a position of minor authority who invokes the letter of the law in order to avoid any action requiring initiative, cooperation, etc
[C20: from it's more than my job's worth to …]
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jobsworth

n (inf pej)Paragrafenreiter(in) m(f)
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