penpusher


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penpusher

(ˈpɛnˌpʊʃə)
n
a person who writes a lot, esp a clerk involved with boring paperwork
ˈpenˌpushing adj, n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penpusher - a clerk who does boring paperworkpenpusher - a clerk who does boring paperwork  
clerk - an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
Translations

penpusher

[ˈpenˌpʊʃəʳ] N (Brit) (pej) → chupatintas m inv

penpusher

[ˈpɛnˌpʊʃəʳ] n (pej) → scribacchino/a
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Commissioner is spouting drivel WHAT drivel that gloried penpusher the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner talks.
another job for a penpusher, and money taken from the education budget.
A number of local bus services do not meet our core requirements," goes the jargon in the death sentence, "And [the Saturday bus to Newcastle] is primarily used for non-essential shopping trips," the cheeky, condescending Great Morpeth Penpusher informs Godzone's parish councils.
matter I am no mediocre penpusher With amu's worth of letters.
After surveying the ideologically charged context of the 1590s, Hadfield turns to A View and does a stellar job of countering the impoverished view that "Spenser was a penpusher in the service of imperialism" by untangling a "fractured work" that disseminates "an absolutist politics" yet registers dissident traces of nascent republican thought.
the city council's generally low profile chief penpusher, is back in the news with uncomfortable associations.
There are plenty of parallels with apartheid as penpusher Sharlto Copley slowly turns into an alien after exposure to a mysterious black fluid.
10 11 Someone has to wake up to the fact that today's governments must throw off bureaucratic, civil service penpusher, strait-jackets and learn to be diplomatic, calculating and manipulative entrepreneurs.
This brush with potentially lethal gorillas was, he reckons, one of the most exciting and exhilarating moments of his long and distinguished career, and certainly a lot more fun than being a penpusher as one of BBC2's first bosses.
So come on, whoever is the penpusher responsible for showing our lads recognition, do it without delay.
I wonder, however, if the "moron" penpusher who forgot to fill Moyles's boots for a few weeks did it accidentally on purpose, just so we licence payers could appreciate what a pathetic pittance the Beeb pay those such as Moyles.
The penpusher behind the plan at Glasgow's Western Infirmary need not worry.