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paper-pusher

[pey-per-poo sh-er] /ˈpeɪ pərˌpʊʃ ər/
noun, Informal.
1.
a person who has a routine desk job.
2.
a bureaucrat.
Also called paper-shuffler
[pey-per-shuhf-ler] /ˈpeɪ pərˌʃʌf lər/ (Show IPA)
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Related forms
paper-pushing, adjective
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Contemporary definitions for paper-pusher
noun

bureaucrat

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paperhanger

noun

A person who passes counterfeit money or worthless checks: The FBI's suspect was a master paperhanger, the last of a breed (1914+ Underworld)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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