Definition of pen-pusher in English:

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pen-pusher

Pronunciation:

noun

informal
A person with a clerical job involving a lot of tedious and repetitive paperwork.
Example sentences
  • A young man in his late 20s approached the pen-pushers.
  • They might have to hire more front-line staff, cut the pen-pushers and be prepared to work closer with community groups.
  • We don't want another well-paid tier of useless pen-pushers.

Derivatives

pen-pushing

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛnˌpʊʃɪŋ/
adjective
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