penpusher


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penpusher

(ˈpɛnˌpʊʃə)
n
a person who writes a lot, esp a clerk involved with boring paperwork
ˈpenˌpushing adj, n
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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)
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Translations

penpusher

[ˈpenˌpʊʃəʳ] N (Brit) (pej) → chupatintas m inv
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

penpusher

[ˈpɛnˌpʊʃəʳ] n (pej) → scribacchino/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Commissioner is spouting drivel WHAT drivel that gloried penpusher the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner talks.
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So come on, whoever is the penpusher responsible for showing our lads recognition, do it without delay.
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