desk bound

deskbound

[desk-bound]
adjective
1.
doing sedentary work; working exclusively at a desk.
2.
unfamiliar with actualities or practical matters outside one's own job: deskbound executives who can't grasp production problems.
3.
noncombatant: deskbound generals.

Origin:
1940–45; desk + -bound1

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deskbound

adjective
restricted to working in an office rather than in an active physical capacity [syn: desk-bound
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