an office worker who sits at a desk, often as contrasted with someone who does more important or active work: desk jockeys at the CIA.
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- desk calendar,
- desk clerk,
- desk copier,
- desk jobber,
- desk pad,
- desk work,
Origin of desk jockey
First recorded in 1950–55; modeled on disk jockey
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