Definition of desk jockey in English:

desk jockey

Syllabification: desk jock·ey

noun

North American informal , chiefly • derogatory
  • A person who works at a desk; an office worker.
    More example sentences
    • My father worked as a desk jockey at some office in Boston.
    • I don't really care about all that because I'm a desk jockey - a professional paper pusher.
    • The team of soldiers included a newly appointed staff sergeant, a dedicated veteran, a trained fighter, and a desk jockey who was suddenly thrust into battle.

Origin

on the pattern of disc jockey.

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