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pen pusher

noun, Informal.
Origin of pen pusher
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15
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penpusher

/ˈpɛnˌpʊʃə/
noun
1.
a person who writes a lot, esp a clerk involved with boring paperwork
Derived Forms
penpushing, adjective, noun
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