Associations to the word «Desk»


DESK, noun. A table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with flat top, for the use of writers and readers. It often has a drawer or repository underneath.
DESK, noun. A reading table or lectern to support the book from which the liturgical service is read, differing from the pulpit from which the sermon is preached; also (especially in the United States), a pulpit. Hence, used symbolically for the clerical profession.
DESK, verb. To shut up, as in a desk; to treasure.
DESK JOB, noun. (informal) An employment position in which one remains mostly seated at a desk, performing routine office work.
DESK JOBS, noun. Plural of desk job
DESK JOCKEY, noun. (idiomatic) One who spends his or her time seated at a desk; especially one who is more concerned with procedure, paperwork, or administration than with its ultimate goal or practical consequence.
DESK JOCKEYS, noun. Plural of desk jockey
DESK ORGANISER, noun. Alternative form of desk organizer
DESK ORGANIZER, noun. A box or open tray, typically kept on the surface of a desk, divided into compartments for such office supplies as pens, pencils, paperclips, etc.
DESK PILOT, noun. (US) (military) A serviceman relegated to menial deskwork, often due to poor physical and mental abilities.
DESK PILOTS, noun. Plural of desk pilot
DESK POTATO, noun. (informal) A person who spends a lot of time sitting at a desk.
DESK POTATOES, noun. Plural of desk potato
DESK RAGE, noun. (business) (psychology) A sudden fit of anger caused by office-related stress or environment.

Dictionary definition

DESK, noun. A piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments.

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