al desko

[ al des-koh ]
/ æl ˈdɛs koʊ /

adjective, adverb Facetious.

(of meals or eating) at one's desk in an office: always snacking al desko; having an al desko lunch.

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Origin of al desko

First recorded in 1980–85; patterned after al fresco

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