Definition of desk job in English:

desk job

Syllabification: desk job


  • A job based at a desk, especially as opposed to one in active military or police service.
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    • The Army told him if he joined now he would be given a desk job in military intelligence.
    • Then when an ankle injury forced him into a desk job, the Secret Service came to his rescue.
    • John said that he would never be able to do a nine to five job and a desk job is definitely not for him.

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