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noun Informal.
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Origin of pen pusher

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for pen pusher

penpusher
/ (ˈpɛnˌpʊʃə) /

noun
a person who writes a lot, esp a clerk involved with boring paperwork

Derived forms of penpusher

penpushing, adjective, noun
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