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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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