desk·​bound | \ ˈdesk-ˌbau̇nd How to pronounce deskbound (audio) \

Definition of deskbound

: restricted to work at a desk

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Recent Examples on the Web At a time when kitchen tables and coffee tables have become the new office, the Cayman Islands is proposing something a bit more exciting for deskbound employees working from home due to COVID-19. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, "Work Remotely for Up to 2 Years in the Cayman Islands With Their New WFH Program," 22 Oct. 2020 Messick, who oversees the combined operation, now faces an Olympian challenge: generating demand for such events among China’s rising cohort of middle-class, deskbound consumers. Phil Wahba, Fortune, "Inside China’s Endurance Sports Empire," 26 Sep. 2017

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1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Deskbound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of deskbound

: having a job that requires you to be at a desk

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