al desko

adverb \al-ˈde-(ˌ)skō\

Definition of al desko

chiefly British, informal

  1. :  at one’s desk It can be as simple as taking a lunch break—al fresco, not al desko. — Fiona Hamilton, Times (London), 14 Apr. 2009 … looks like the perfect place for those who like to eat their lunch al desko. — Natascha Mirosch, Courier Mail (Brisbane, Australia), 22 Apr. 2008

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Origin and Etymology of al desko

blend of 1alfresco and 1desk

First Known Use: 1981

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to criticize severely

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