paper-pusher

paper-pusher

[pey-per-poosh-er]
noun Informal.
1.
a person who has a routine desk job.
2.
a bureaucrat.
Also called paper-shuffler [pey-per-shuhf-ler] .

paper-pushing, adjective
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Main Entry:  paper-pusher1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a menial worker; a person whose job involves processing documents
Main Entry:  paper-pusher2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  bureaucrat
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