jobsworth - definition and synonyms
noun [countable] British informal /ˈdʒɒbzˌwɜː(r)θ/
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|plural||jobsworths| showing disapproval someone who always obeys the rules of their job exactly, even when it would be more sensible not to
Synonyms and related words
From an expression which people like this might typically use: ‘It’s more than my job’s worth’ (=I might lose my job if I did what you want).