Definition of pencil pusher in English:

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pencil pusher



North American informal
Another term for pen-pusher. no way he was going to let those pencil pushers from accounting pity him
More example sentences
  • Henry is an overweight man with dark hair and a thick mustache who always wears slacks and a dress shirt, as if to remind us that he does absolutely no physical labor around the garage - a true pencil-pusher.
  • The post-disaster setting seemed the sublimated fantasy of a disgruntled pencil-pusher.
  • The friendly pencil-pusher informed me that the State of New Jersey had screwed up.

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