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  • n. Alternative form of pen-pusher.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a clerk who does boring paperwork


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  • Also: le gratte-ciel = skyscraper le gratte-dos = backscratcher le gratte-papier = penpusher le gratte-pieds = shoe-scraper

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Maybe taking on his penpusher of a daughter will be good karma.

    Above Suspicion

  • That little penpusher will know better than to tangle with my boy again Now Sean had a course along which to race.

    When the Lion Feeds

  • On a roll, this penpusher bounces upstairs to catch singer Márcio Local's first gig outside of his native Brazil.

    The Stirrer

  • But some educated foreign penpusher persuaded his boss to put you on a list with some pretty rough company.

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  • NHS penpusher boom: Wages bill is up £78m as 'costly' drugs are vetoed

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  • When repeatedly I flew into Baghdad, then onto the puma shuttle, dodging some very nasty incidents, I was a penpusher?

    Army Rumour Service

  • When I was sitting in my room at night with the RSM I was sharing a room with, both of us under the table listening to rockets exploding VERY close to where we were, I was a penpusher?

    Army Rumour Service

  • So when I was sitting at my desk hearing mortars go off, I was a penpusher?

    Army Rumour Service

  • MyNc. com Preorders Up For Ryan Adams 'Second Book Of Poetry May 15, 2009 I guess since Ryan Adams isn't hearing things too well, he's traded his guitar for a pen because the prolific songwriter looks to be more of a penpusher with his second book of poetry slated to come out Dec. 1.

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