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desk British & World English

A piece of furniture with a flat or sloping surface and typically with drawers, at which one can read, write, or do other work

desk English Thesaurus

he sat at his desk reading reports

cash desk British & World English

A counter or compartment in a shop or restaurant where payments are made

city desk British & World English

The department of a newspaper dealing with business news

desk job British & World English

A job based at a desk, especially as opposed to one in active military service

desk tidy British & World English

A container kept on a desk and used to store stationery and other small items

help desk British & World English

A service providing information and support to computer users, especially within a company

hot desk British & World English

(In an office) a desk allocated to a worker when required or on a rota system, rather than belonging to a particular worker

lap desk British & World English

A portable writing case or surface, especially one for use on the lap

news desk British & World English

The department of a broadcasting organization or newspaper responsible for collecting and reporting the news

desk-bound British & World English

Restricted to working in an office, rather than in an active, physical capacity

desk diary British & World English

A large diary designed for use in an office

desk jockey British & World English

A person who works at a desk; an office worker

front desk British & World English

The registration and reception desk in a hotel or large organization

mixing desk British & World English

A console where sound signals are mixed during recording or broadcasting

desk sergeant British & World English

A sergeant in administrative charge of a police station

partners' desk British & World English

A large flat-topped pedestal desk with space for two people to sit opposite each other

roll-top desk British & World English

A writing desk with a flexible cover sliding in curved grooves

writing desk British & World English

A piece of furniture with a surface for writing on and with drawers and other compartments for pens and paper

desk dictionary British & World English

A one-volume dictionary of medium size

copydesk British & World English

A desk in a newspaper office at which copy is edited for printing

desk clerk in clerk British & World English

A receptionist in a hotel

desk organizer in desk tidy British & World English

A container kept on a desk and used to store stationery and other small items

partnership desk in partners' desk British & World English

A large flat-topped pedestal desk with space for two people to sit opposite each other


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