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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desk-bound
 
adj
engaged in or involving sedentary work, as at an office desk

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Main Entry:  desk-bound
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  restricted to working in an office at a desk, rather than in a more active position; also written deskbound
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