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deskbound

[desk-bound] /ˈdɛskˌbaʊnd/
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
1940-1945
1940-45; desk + -bound1
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  • He often rewarded himself that way for eight hours' deskbound effort.
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