paper-pusher

[ pey-per-poosh-er ]
/ ˈpeɪ pərˌpʊʃ ər /

noun Informal.

a person who has a routine desk job.
a bureaucrat.

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Also called pa·per-shuf·fler [pey-per-shuhf-ler]. /ˈpeɪ pərˌʃʌf lər/.

OTHER WORDS FROM paper-pusher

paper-pushing, adjective
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