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deskbound

[desk-bound]
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adjective
  1. doing sedentary work; working exclusively at a desk.
  2. unfamiliar with actualities or practical matters outside one's own job: deskbound executives who can't grasp production problems.
  3. noncombatant: deskbound generals.

Origin of deskbound

First recorded in 1940–45; desk + -bound1
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