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  • as inbureaucrat
  • as indesk jockey

synonyms for desk-jockey

  • administrator
  • civil servant
  • functionary
  • politician
  • public servant
  • officeholder
  • pencil-pusher
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How to use desk-jockey in a sentence

Contrary to what you’d probably guess, the employees who participated in the trial weren’t all desk jockeys—in fact, many of them worked in roles with a high level of person-to-person interaction.
ICELAND’S 4-DAY WORK WEEK TRIAL WAS A SMASHING SUCCESS. WILL IT START A NEW TREND?VANESSA BATES RAMIREZJULY 9, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
At his desk sat his secretary, who had been a witness of the interview, lost in wonder almost as great as the Seneschal's own.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Taking his stand at the end of the desk, he made MacRae reiterate in detail the grim happenings of that night.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Dobson, mouth agape, struck a little bell on the desk and the orderly stepped in from the outer room.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When I again turned to Lessard he still stood at the end of the desk, industriously paring his fingernails.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He took his accustomed seat at the desk, and placed a large ledger before him.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The one with the dazed look carried a small metal case that could be unfolded into a portable desk.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Carlson went to his desk, sat down, stuck a slim cigar in his well formed lips.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
At the invitation of the blonde stenographer at the desk, he squatted on a chair and lighted a cigarette.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Her mother, wearing an ink-stained jacket, was busy at her desk, the pen scratching on the big sheets of pad paper.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
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WORDS RELATED TO DESK-JOCKEY

  • administrator
  • civil servant
  • desk-jockey
  • functionary
  • officeholder
  • pencil-pusher
  • politician
  • public servant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.